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Recommended Amounts of Dark-green vegetables

Table B3. Dark-green vegetables: 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 7740.04 (0.01)86.1 (3.62)10.1 (2.32)3.83 (1.68)
4-8 10010.05 (0.01)92.9 (2.23)4.29 (1.10)2.82 (1.26)
9-13 8500.05 (0.01)96.9 (1.22)2.48 (0.93)0.58 (0.32)
14-188080.05 (0.01)96.1 (1.58)3.00 (1.10)0.91 (0.50)
19-301,1130.07 (0.01)96.6 (1.34)1.59 (0.52)1.81 (0.84)
31-501,8250.12 (0.01)90.2 (2.11)3.81 (0.63)5.99 (1.56)
51-701,7730.15 (0.01)76.3 (2.72)14.3 (1.25)9.39 (1.94)
71+ 9120.12 (0.01)83.3 (2.24)10.8 (1.09)5.89 (1.44)
19+ 5,6230.12 (0.01)87.0 (1.64)6.98 (0.56)6.00 (1.26)
Females1-3 7150.03 (0.01)86.4 (3.70)10.0 (2.40)3.57 (1.54)
4-8 8940.05 (0.01)93.5 (2.42)3.86 (1.30)2.69 (1.22)
9-13 8670.05 (0.01)93.6 (1.79)5.53 (1.47)0.83 (0.36)
14-187270.07 (0.01)94.2 (2.07)3.26 (0.97)2.56 (1.13)
19-301,1600.11 (0.01)86.8 (2.97)6.71 (1.15)6.48 (1.90)
31-501,9940.14 (0.01)79.4 (3.09)9.34 (1.24)11.3 (2.05)
51-701,7400.19 (0.01)65.9 (3.46)13.0 (1.06)21.2 (2.92)
71+ 9640.13 (0.01)80.7 (2.61)9.18 (1.21)10.1 (1.62)
19+ 5,8580.15 (0.01)77.2 (2.03)9.82 (0.88)13.0 (1.47)
All1+ 18,1170.11 (0.00)84.7 (1.01)7.54 (0.47)7.76 (0.72)

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