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Recommended Amounts of Total vegetables including beans and peas

Table B2. Total vegetables including beans and peas: 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 7740.68 (0.03)85.0 (2.36)13.1 (1.78)1.85 (0.63)
4-8 10010.83 (0.04)94.5 (1.28)5.46 (1.23)0.09 (0.06)
9-13 8501.07 (0.03)98.4 (0.44)1.51 (0.38)0.10 (0.06)
14-188081.27 (0.06)95.9 (1.10)4.00 (1.06)0.07 (0.05)
19-301,1131.67 (0.06)95.0 (1.31)4.44 (1.03)0.58 (0.29)
31-501,8251.91 (0.04)90.7 (1.57)7.88 (1.06)1.41 (0.53)
51-701,7731.95 (0.04)77.6 (1.88)18.1 (1.09)4.23 (0.96)
71+ 9121.72 (0.05)85.8 (1.87)12.2 (1.35)2.02 (0.59)
19+ 5,6231.85 (0.03)87.5 (1.35)10.5 (0.81)2.09 (0.56)
Females1-3 7150.67 (0.02)85.2 (1.97)13.0 (1.47)1.83 (0.54)
4-8 8940.83 (0.04)94.8 (1.47)5.18 (1.42)0.07 (0.06)
9-13 8671.04 (0.04)83.8 (1.81)16.1 (1.76)0.17 (0.07)
14-187271.12 (0.04)98.4 (0.47)1.25 (0.33)0.31 (0.15)
19-301,1601.39 (0.04)95.2 (0.87)3.44 (0.52)1.35 (0.36)
31-501,9941.57 (0.04)91.4 (1.39)5.83 (0.71)2.81 (0.70)
51-701,7401.77 (0.05)67.1 (2.65)27.8 (1.95)5.19 (0.99)
71+ 9641.54 (0.04)78.9 (2.16)18.7 (1.63)2.47 (0.61)
19+ 5,8581.59 (0.03)83.6 (1.17)13.3 (0.68)3.15 (0.60)
All1+ 18,1171.53 (0.02)87.3 (0.83)10.6 (0.51)2.09 (0.36)

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