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Recommended Amounts of Total protein foods excluding beans and peas

Table B11. Total protein foods excluding 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 7742.79 (0.07)22.8 (2.85)65.3 (3.48)11.9 (2.24)
4-8 10013.74 (0.11)29.2 (3.17)62.3 (3.15)8.47 (2.17)
9-13 8504.95 (0.12)55.1 (2.85)26.3 (1.24)18.6 (2.05)
14-188086.04 (0.18)43.3 (3.36)27.4 (1.14)29.3 (3.15)
19-301,1137.38 (0.19)38.3 (3.29)8.71 (0.34)53.0 (3.30)
31-501,8257.96 (0.14)21.5 (1.69)16.0 (0.73)62.6 (2.06)
51-701,7737.33 (0.18)22.4 (2.45)25.6 (1.16)52.0 (3.04)
71+ 9125.68 (0.12)50.3 (2.51)26.3 (1.08)23.3 (2.11)
19+ 5,6237.43 (0.11)28.3 (1.63)18.0 (0.75)53.7 (1.82)
Females1-3 7152.61 (0.07)28.6 (2.63)62.5 (2.98)8.86 (2.04)
4-8 8943.54 (0.11)35.3 (2.84)53.5 (2.50)11.3 (2.79)
9-13 8674.12 (0.10)50.9 (2.85)38.0 (2.40)11.1 (1.23)
14-187274.15 (0.17)73.7 (3.55)19.2 (2.19)7.10 (1.54)
19-301,1604.87 (0.10)57.1 (2.47)27.0 (1.52)15.9 (1.67)
31-501,9945.25 (0.10)47.9 (2.14)21.7 (1.03)30.4 (2.26)
51-701,7405.13 (0.12)50.8 (2.92)21.1 (1.12)28.1 (2.60)
71+ 9644.32 (0.10)70.1 (2.40)16.2 (0.97)13.7 (1.81)
19+ 5,8585.02 (0.07)53.4 (1.65)22.0 (1.05)24.6 (1.66)
All1+ 18,1175.66 (0.07)42.2 (1.10)25.6 (0.85)32.3 (1.33)

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