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Recommended Amounts of Nuts, seeds, and soy

Table B14. Nuts, seeds, and soy: 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 7740.29 (0.04)35.7 (6.36)43.9 (4.10)20.4 (4.41)
4-8 10010.41 (0.04)48.3 (5.16)28.6 (3.23)23.1 (3.68)
9-13 8500.50 (0.05)72.5 (2.88)5.57 (0.49)21.9 (2.59)
14-188080.46 (0.07)74.7 (3.92)5.35 (0.52)19.9 (3.58)
19-301,1130.63 (0.06)72.1 (2.83)0.00 (0.00)27.9 (2.83)
31-501,8250.87 (0.07)55.0 (2.69)6.69 (0.41)38.3 (2.53)
51-701,7730.96 (0.05)50.2 (3.16)6.93 (0.39)42.8 (2.88)
71+ 9120.72 (0.08)60.0 (3.87)6.64 (0.43)33.3 (3.71)
19+ 5,6230.82 (0.04)58.0 (2.21)5.21 (0.33)36.8 (2.02)
Females1-3 7150.26 (0.03)39.9 (6.63)42.9 (4.55)17.3 (4.04)
4-8 8940.36 (0.05)54.0 (6.35)27.3 (3.72)18.7 (4.10)
9-13 8670.38 (0.03)72.3 (2.45)7.08 (0.48)20.7 (2.09)
14-187270.40 (0.05)78.4 (3.24)4.56 (0.67)17.0 (2.63)
19-301,1600.43 (0.05)77.0 (3.36)4.84 (0.48)18.2 (2.92)
31-501,9940.68 (0.04)63.1 (2.15)0.00 (0.00)36.9 (2.15)
51-701,7400.77 (0.04)57.8 (2.12)0.00 (0.00)42.2 (2.12)
71+ 9640.53 (0.03)69.8 (2.16)0.00 (0.00)30.2 (2.16)
19+ 5,8580.63 (0.03)65.4 (1.91)1.06 (0.13)33.6 (1.81)
All1+ 18,1170.64 (0.02)61.9 (1.50)6.79 (0.44)31.3 (1.31)

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