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Recommended Amounts of Total fruits

Table B1. Total fruits: Estimated percentage of persons below, at, or above recommendation1
 Age (years)NMean (SE)% with intake below recommendation (SE)% with intake meeting recommendation (SE)% with intake above recommendation (SE)
Males1-3 7741.48 (0.07)23.9 (3.93)32.7 (2.15)43.4 (4.42)
4-8 10011.23 (0.06)39.6 (4.05)50.1 (3.31)10.4 (2.25)
9-13 8501.06 (0.07)75.6 (2.79)10.9 (0.97)13.6 (1.94)
14-188081.01 (0.08)86.5 (2.17)5.76 (0.85)7.72 (1.35)
19-301,1130.93 (0.05)88.7 (1.32)5.20 (0.49)6.13 (0.89)
31-501,8250.95 (0.05)88.6 (1.22)5.21 (0.47)6.17 (0.81)
51-701,7731.20 (0.06)82.0 (1.67)7.74 (0.48)10.3 (1.29)
71+ 9121.36 (0.05)78.2 (1.73)9.04 (0.46)12.7 (1.37)
19+ 5,6231.06 (0.03)85.8 (0.93)6.29 (0.30)7.96 (0.73)
Females1-3 7151.46 (0.06)25.0 (3.71)32.8 (2.08)42.2 (4.04)
4-8 8941.20 (0.06)41.5 (4.32)32.0 (2.30)26.6 (3.73)
9-13 8671.07 (0.06)75.5 (2.75)11.9 (0.97)12.6 (1.88)
14-187270.79 (0.05)85.2 (1.92)8.09 (0.80)6.76 (1.18)
19-301,1600.89 (0.05)81.8 (2.01)9.25 (0.88)8.91 (1.17)
31-501,9940.92 (0.04)81.1 (1.48)9.83 (0.64)9.08 (0.90)
51-701,7401.24 (0.04)68.8 (1.96)14.5 (0.75)16.7 (1.42)
71+ 9641.32 (0.03)65.0 (1.31)16.0 (0.54)18.9 (1.10)
19+ 5,8581.06 (0.03)75.7 (1.21)11.8 (0.52)12.5 (0.83)
All1+ 18,1171.07 (0.03)75.5 (0.94)12.4 (0.35)12.2 (0.71)

1: Recommendations may vary based on sex, age, and activity levels. When the recommendation is a single value for a particular sex/age category, individuals are unlikely to meet the recommendation exactly. Therefore, values in the "meeting" column may be zero.

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Last Modified: 02 Apr 2014