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Identifying Extreme Exposure Values

The definition of extreme values for the NHANES 2009-10 DSQ was used in the NHIS CCS 2010 DSQ. These values and the number of excluded values in the NHIS CCS 2010 DSQ are presented below.

Food Group NHIS CCS 2010 (N=27,157 Adults 18+)
Maximum Acceptable
Daily Frequency Value
Number of Excluded Values
Fruit 8 3
Fruit juice 8 2
Salad 5 55
Fried potatoes 5 12
Other potatoes 3 37
Dried beans 4 29
Other vegetables 5 71
Tomato sauce 2 32
Salsa 3 38
Pizza 2 14
Soda 8 23
Sports drinks/Fruit drinks 7 27
Cookies, cake, pie 7 3
Doughnuts 5 3
Frozen desserts 5 9
Sugar/honey in coffee/tea 10 0
Candy 8 6
Any milk (not soy) 10 0
Cheese 6 43
Any cereal 7 9
Whole grain bread 6 55
Cooked whole grains 4 20
Popcorn 3 8
Red meat 6 23
Processed meat 4 16

Last Modified: 11 Apr 2014