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Recommended Amounts of Refined grains

Table B10. Refined grains: 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 7743.50 (0.10)2.49 (0.71)18.3 (2.15)79.3 (2.73)
4-8 10015.38 (0.11)0.36 (0.14)4.09 (0.84)95.6 (0.97)
9-13 8506.63 (0.17)0.44 (0.15)17.3 (1.78)82.3 (1.89)
14-188087.48 (0.22)1.41 (0.50)14.0 (2.22)84.6 (2.68)
19-301,1137.31 (0.13)6.81 (0.94)10.4 (0.60)82.8 (1.41)
31-501,8256.85 (0.18)5.33 (1.32)17.0 (1.70)77.6 (2.95)
51-701,7735.79 (0.11)7.29 (1.34)31.7 (1.26)61.0 (2.29)
71+ 9124.98 (0.11)14.5 (1.66)40.4 (1.48)45.1 (2.23)
19+ 5,6236.48 (0.10)7.09 (1.12)21.9 (0.90)71.0 (1.86)
Females1-3 7153.24 (0.10)4.21 (1.15)23.7 (2.25)72.1 (3.22)
4-8 8945.04 (0.10)0.60 (0.26)6.21 (1.17)93.2 (1.42)
9-13 8675.95 (0.18)1.15 (0.38)6.16 (1.21)92.7 (1.57)
14-187275.53 (0.15)5.69 (1.43)14.2 (1.56)80.1 (2.92)
19-301,1605.29 (0.13)7.54 (1.60)16.6 (1.28)75.9 (2.75)
31-501,9944.75 (0.08)13.3 (1.40)9.96 (0.41)76.8 (1.55)
51-701,7404.16 (0.10)5.15 (0.89)31.0 (1.89)63.8 (2.38)
71+ 9644.01 (0.10)6.10 (1.00)33.8 (1.91)60.2 (2.43)
19+ 5,8584.61 (0.06)8.78 (1.05)20.4 (0.80)70.8 (1.26)
All1+ 18,1175.52 (0.06)6.47 (0.56)18.9 (0.62)74.7 (0.96)

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