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Recommended Amounts of Energy from Solid Fats and Added Sugars (SoFAS)

Table B17. Energy from Solid Fats and Added Sugars (SoFAS): 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 774402 (9.35)0.15 (0.10)0.22 (0.11)99.6 (0.21)
4-8 1001556 (14.4)0.00 (0.00)1.43 (0.48)98.6 (0.48)
9-13 850692 (15.3)0.21 (0.05)11.1 (0.83)88.7 (0.88)
14-18808807 (20.1)1.50 (0.22)26.9 (1.77)71.6 (1.95)
19-301,113769 (20.0)5.06 (0.77)10.8 (0.85)84.2 (1.58)
31-501,825746 (18.0)2.60 (0.40)14.8 (1.29)82.6 (1.67)
51-701,773637 (14.9)5.41 (0.61)14.4 (0.95)80.2 (1.51)
71+ 912530 (12.4)11.5 (1.21)21.3 (0.91)67.2 (2.02)
19+ 5,623700 (13.3)4.81 (0.49)14.3 (0.85)80.9 (1.28)
Females1-3 715369 (7.67)0.39 (0.18)0.42 (0.18)99.2 (0.36)
4-8 894514 (10.0)0.01 (0.01)0.07 (0.04)99.9 (0.05)
9-13 867607 (14.7)0.09 (0.04)3.82 (0.82)96.1 (0.86)
14-18727573 (14.9)0.73 (0.21)11.6 (1.38)87.7 (1.57)
19-301,160556 (15.6)0.80 (0.23)13.2 (1.50)86.0 (1.71)
31-501,994528 (10.5)1.16 (0.23)7.32 (0.68)91.5 (0.90)
51-701,740472 (9.35)0.74 (0.18)12.7 (1.12)86.6 (1.28)
71+ 964413 (9.85)1.74 (0.35)19.8 (1.44)78.5 (1.74)
19+ 5,858504 (8.07)1.03 (0.21)11.7 (0.80)87.3 (0.99)
All1+ 18,117594 (8.07)2.23 (0.23)11.7 (0.59)86.1 (0.79)

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