Usual Energy Intake from Polyunsaturated Fat

Percentage of usual energy intake from polyunsaturated fat1: Mean (standard error) and percentiles2 of usual intake, 2001-2004
  Age (years) N Mean (SE) Percentiles
5% 10% 25% 50% 75% 90% 95%
Males and Females 1-3 1515 5.38 (0.09) 4.25 4.47 4.86 5.33 5.84 6.33 6.64
4-8 1701 6.04 (0.11) 4.81 5.05 5.48 6.00 6.56 7.10 7.44
Males 9-13 1061 6.31 (0.12) 4.17 4.57 5.30 6.20 7.21 8.17 8.81
14-18 1424 6.34 (0.11) 4.29 4.68 5.38 6.24 7.19 8.12 8.73
19-30 1100 6.20 (0.13) 4.20 4.59 5.28 6.12 7.04 7.93 8.54
31-50 1466 6.74 (0.10) 4.60 5.02 5.75 6.63 7.62 8.60 9.22
51-70 1252 7.26 (0.15) 4.90 5.36 6.16 7.14 8.22 9.33 10.01
71+ 832 7.14 (0.13) 4.72 5.18 6.00 7.00 8.13 9.26 9.98
19+ 4650 6.79 (0.07) 4.54 4.96 5.73 6.66 7.71 8.77 9.44
Females 9-13 1112 6.52 (0.11) 4.43 4.83 5.55 6.42 7.39 8.34 8.96
14-18 1362 6.84 (0.13) 4.67 5.09 5.82 6.73 7.74 8.75 9.36
19-30 1325 6.68 (0.11) 4.58 4.98 5.69 6.57 7.56 8.53 9.14
31-50 1595 7.21 (0.13) 4.95 5.38 6.16 7.10 8.15 9.19 9.84
51-70 1284 7.70 (0.11) 5.29 5.74 6.56 7.57 8.71 9.82 10.52
71+ 860 7.58 (0.13) 5.14 5.62 6.44 7.46 8.58 9.71 10.44
19+ 5064 7.26 (0.09) 4.92 5.36 6.16 7.14 8.23 9.33 10.03
All Persons 1+ 17889 6.81 (0.05) 4.61 5.00 5.72 6.65 7.75 8.85 9.57
1: Percent of usual energy intake from fat = 100 × {usual intake of fat (kcal)} / {usual intake of energy (kcal)}
2: Standard errors of the percentiles are presented in the table below.

Percentage of usual energy intake from polyunsaturated fat3: Percentiles (and standard errors) of usual intake, 2001-2004
  Age (years) Percentiles
5% 10% 25% 50% 75% 90% 95%
Males and Females 1-3 4.25 (0.28) 4.47 (0.24) 4.86 (0.16) 5.33 (0.10) 5.84 (0.15) 6.33 (0.27) 6.64 (0.36)
4-8 4.81 (0.30) 5.05 (0.25) 5.48 (0.17) 6.00 (0.10) 6.56 (0.17) 7.10 (0.31) 7.44 (0.40)
Males 9-13 4.17 (0.18) 4.57 (0.16) 5.30 (0.13) 6.20 (0.12) 7.21 (0.15) 8.17 (0.21) 8.81 (0.26)
14-18 4.29 (0.16) 4.68 (0.14) 5.38 (0.12) 6.24 (0.11) 7.19 (0.14) 8.12 (0.20) 8.73 (0.25)
19-30 4.20 (0.16) 4.59 (0.15) 5.28 (0.13) 6.12 (0.12) 7.04 (0.16) 7.93 (0.22) 8.54 (0.26)
31-50 4.60 (0.15) 5.02 (0.13) 5.75 (0.10) 6.63 (0.09) 7.62 (0.13) 8.60 (0.20) 9.22 (0.25)
51-70 4.90 (0.14) 5.36 (0.12) 6.16 (0.12) 7.14 (0.15) 8.22 (0.21) 9.33 (0.30) 10.01 (0.35)
71+ 4.72 (0.16) 5.18 (0.14) 6.00 (0.12) 7.00 (0.12) 8.13 (0.17) 9.26 (0.25) 9.98 (0.31)
19+ 4.54 (0.13) 4.96 (0.11) 5.73 (0.07) 6.66 (0.06) 7.71 (0.12) 8.77 (0.21) 9.44 (0.27)
Females 9-13 4.43 (0.14) 4.83 (0.12) 5.55 (0.11) 6.42 (0.11) 7.39 (0.14) 8.34 (0.18) 8.96 (0.23)
14-18 4.67 (0.18) 5.09 (0.16) 5.82 (0.15) 6.73 (0.13) 7.74 (0.14) 8.75 (0.17) 9.36 (0.20)
19-30 4.58 (0.14) 4.98 (0.13) 5.69 (0.11) 6.57 (0.11) 7.56 (0.14) 8.53 (0.19) 9.14 (0.23)
31-50 4.95 (0.17) 5.38 (0.16) 6.16 (0.13) 7.10 (0.13) 8.15 (0.14) 9.19 (0.18) 9.84 (0.22)
51-70 5.29 (0.16) 5.74 (0.14) 6.56 (0.12) 7.57 (0.10) 8.71 (0.13) 9.82 (0.17) 10.52 (0.21)
71+ 5.14 (0.16) 5.62 (0.15) 6.44 (0.13) 7.46 (0.12) 8.58 (0.15) 9.71 (0.21) 10.44 (0.24)
19+ 4.92 (0.14) 5.36 (0.12) 6.16 (0.10) 7.14 (0.08) 8.23 (0.10) 9.33 (0.15) 10.03 (0.19)
All Persons 1+ 4.61 (0.10) 5.00 (0.08) 5.72 (0.06) 6.65 (0.06) 7.75 (0.09) 8.85 (0.13) 9.57 (0.17)
3: Percent of usual energy intake from fat = 100 × {usual intake of fat (kcal)} / {usual intake of energy (kcal)}

Suggested Citation

Suggested citation for information contained on this page:

Usual Energy Intake from Polyunsaturated Fat. Epidemiology Research Program Web site. National Cancer Institute. http://epi.grants.cancer.gov/diet/usualintakes/energy/t5.html. Updated June 2, 2015. Accessed August 4, 2015.

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