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Recommended Amounts of Total starchy vegetables

Table B6. Total starchy 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 7740.23 (0.01)74.7 (3.80)22.2 (2.87)3.04 (1.34)
4-8 10010.31 (0.02)88.0 (3.32)9.69 (2.27)2.29 (1.17)
9-13 8500.39 (0.02)81.8 (2.74)16.3 (2.29)1.85 (0.60)
14-188080.45 (0.03)85.3 (3.09)12.7 (2.33)1.97 (0.82)
19-301,1130.47 (0.03)91.2 (2.02)6.52 (1.25)2.33 (0.80)
31-501,8250.53 (0.02)86.9 (2.25)9.18 (1.20)3.89 (1.11)
51-701,7730.55 (0.02)74.8 (2.59)17.5 (1.32)7.68 (1.51)
71+ 9120.53 (0.03)77.3 (4.13)16.0 (2.13)6.73 (2.12)
19+ 5,6230.53 (0.02)83.5 (1.93)11.6 (0.93)4.89 (1.07)
Females1-3 7150.22 (0.01)76.1 (3.53)21.2 (3.09)2.68 (0.95)
4-8 8940.31 (0.02)88.9 (2.49)9.10 (1.75)1.99 (0.87)
9-13 8670.38 (0.02)78.2 (3.53)20.7 (3.18)1.16 (0.51)
14-187270.35 (0.03)96.2 (1.71)2.81 (1.08)0.97 (0.66)
19-301,1600.38 (0.01)95.1 (0.65)3.30 (0.37)1.62 (0.34)
31-501,9940.41 (0.02)93.3 (1.59)4.61 (0.85)2.09 (0.78)
51-701,7400.42 (0.02)80.7 (2.98)17.0 (2.25)2.25 (0.88)
71+ 9640.43 (0.02)80.0 (3.44)17.7 (2.74)2.32 (0.86)
19+ 5,8580.41 (0.01)88.4 (1.50)9.54 (0.99)2.06 (0.63)
All1+ 18,1170.43 (0.01)85.7 (1.36)11.2 (0.84)3.03 (0.59)

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