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Recommended Amounts of Oils

Table B16. Oils: 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 77411.3 (0.36)81.5 (2.93)8.34 (0.74)10.2 (2.37)
4-8 100116.2 (0.52)59.4 (3.73)36.6 (2.69)4.03 (1.52)
9-13 85019.1 (0.55)68.0 (2.42)26.3 (1.78)5.64 (1.03)
14-1880821.8 (0.85)74.6 (2.85)24.7 (2.69)0.74 (0.25)
19-301,11324.2 (0.83)77.7 (2.50)18.4 (1.83)3.94 (0.89)
31-501,82526.2 (0.52)65.4 (1.84)28.5 (1.46)6.10 (0.93)
51-701,77324.6 (0.57)64.1 (2.15)22.9 (1.38)13.0 (1.42)
71+ 91219.9 (0.59)81.2 (2.25)14.0 (1.19)4.83 (1.17)
19+ 5,62324.7 (0.40)69.3 (1.38)23.2 (1.05)7.50 (0.91)
Females1-3 71510.4 (0.26)87.1 (1.80)6.14 (0.48)6.81 (1.46)
4-8 89415.0 (0.44)68.3 (3.13)25.9 (2.10)5.85 (1.68)
9-13 86717.6 (0.66)52.0 (3.81)41.3 (2.85)6.77 (1.49)
14-1872718.5 (0.89)79.4 (3.46)14.7 (2.12)5.96 (1.45)
19-301,16019.0 (0.69)77.0 (2.65)16.0 (1.65)7.01 (1.19)
31-501,99418.8 (0.35)77.9 (1.68)12.5 (0.58)9.57 (1.30)
51-701,74019.8 (0.43)65.8 (2.11)22.4 (1.13)11.8 (1.53)
71+ 96416.5 (0.37)80.8 (1.80)14.1 (0.95)5.14 (0.98)
19+ 5,85818.9 (0.30)74.5 (1.35)16.3 (0.70)9.14 (1.06)
All1+ 18,11720.5 (0.23)71.5 (0.96)20.9 (0.58)7.62 (0.68)

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