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Recommended Amounts of Beans and peas (legumes)

Table B5. Beans and peas (legumes): 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 7740.06 (0.01)74.4 (5.18)0.00 (0.00)25.6 (5.18)
4-8 10010.06 (0.01)73.2 (4.07)21.7 (3.62)5.09 (1.00)
9-13 8500.07 (0.01)86.6 (2.12)11.1 (1.59)2.29 (0.64)
14-188080.08 (0.01)91.6 (1.56)6.47 (1.06)1.94 (0.57)
19-301,1130.13 (0.01)88.6 (1.91)6.07 (0.89)5.31 (1.10)
31-501,8250.15 (0.01)86.2 (1.49)7.23 (0.72)6.62 (0.91)
51-701,7730.12 (0.01)84.3 (1.57)9.92 (1.09)5.81 (0.72)
71+ 9120.11 (0.01)86.0 (1.82)9.09 (0.90)4.92 (1.08)
19+ 5,6230.13 (0.01)86.2 (0.90)7.91 (0.58)5.93 (0.58)
Females1-3 7150.05 (0.01)78.2 (4.00)0.00 (0.00)21.8 (4.00)
4-8 8940.05 (0.01)76.7 (4.86)19.4 (3.95)3.91 (1.34)
9-13 8670.07 (0.01)68.6 (4.38)28.9 (3.87)2.50 (0.80)
14-187270.06 (0.01)96.1 (1.61)2.31 (0.76)1.64 (0.87)
19-301,1600.08 (0.01)92.8 (1.58)4.02 (0.71)3.22 (0.97)
31-501,9940.10 (0.01)87.7 (1.96)6.50 (0.96)5.83 (1.15)
51-701,7400.09 (0.01)80.4 (2.97)15.9 (2.28)3.76 (1.05)
71+ 9640.07 (0.01)86.7 (2.36)11.0 (1.60)2.23 (0.92)
19+ 5,8580.09 (0.00)86.5 (1.40)9.25 (0.93)4.22 (0.77)
All1+ 18,1170.10 (0.00)85.1 (0.88)9.52 (0.59)5.37 (0.52)

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