Usual Energy Intake from Monounsaturated Fat

Percentage of usual energy intake from monounsaturated 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 11.64 (0.14) 8.61 9.21 10.28 11.54 12.90 14.18 15.01
4-8 1701 12.10 (0.13) 9.16 9.75 10.78 12.01 13.32 14.57 15.35
Males 9-13 1061 12.48 (0.12) 9.09 9.79 10.99 12.38 13.87 15.27 16.16
14-18 1424 12.51 (0.13) 9.33 10.00 11.11 12.42 13.81 15.12 15.94
19-30 1100 12.16 (0.17) 9.07 9.73 10.83 12.09 13.43 14.67 15.49
31-50 1466 12.44 (0.17) 9.30 9.96 11.07 12.36 13.72 15.03 15.84
51-70 1252 13.02 (0.17) 9.57 10.29 11.51 12.92 14.42 15.88 16.77
71+ 832 12.47 (0.13) 8.91 9.65 10.90 12.36 13.92 15.41 16.36
19+ 4650 12.53 (0.10) 9.26 9.94 11.10 12.43 13.86 15.24 16.12
Females 9-13 1112 12.51 (0.16) 9.16 9.85 11.04 12.43 13.88 15.26 16.15
14-18 1362 12.58 (0.24) 9.23 9.92 11.11 12.49 13.98 15.37 16.23
19-30 1325 12.21 (0.17) 8.99 9.65 10.78 12.12 13.55 14.87 15.72
31-50 1595 12.59 (0.15) 9.21 9.90 11.12 12.50 13.97 15.38 16.23
51-70 1284 12.75 (0.14) 9.24 9.96 11.20 12.65 14.20 15.68 16.58
71+ 860 12.32 (0.12) 8.73 9.47 10.74 12.23 13.78 15.29 16.21
19+ 5064 12.51 (0.11) 9.10 9.80 11.01 12.42 13.92 15.35 16.23
All Persons 1+ 17889 12.45 (0.07) 9.14 9.82 10.99 12.36 13.81 15.21 16.09
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 monounsaturated 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 8.61 (0.28) 9.21 (0.24) 10.28 (0.18) 11.54 (0.14) 12.90 (0.15) 14.18 (0.22) 15.01 (0.29)
4-8 9.16 (0.26) 9.75 (0.22) 10.78 (0.17) 12.01 (0.13) 13.32 (0.16) 14.57 (0.23) 15.35 (0.29)
Males 9-13 9.09 (0.27) 9.79 (0.22) 10.99 (0.15) 12.38 (0.12) 13.87 (0.16) 15.27 (0.26) 16.16 (0.33)
14-18 9.33 (0.31) 10.00 (0.26) 11.11 (0.19) 12.42 (0.13) 13.81 (0.14) 15.12 (0.21) 15.94 (0.27)
19-30 9.07 (0.33) 9.73 (0.29) 10.83 (0.23) 12.09 (0.17) 13.43 (0.15) 14.67 (0.20) 15.49 (0.24)
31-50 9.30 (0.30) 9.96 (0.26) 11.07 (0.19) 12.36 (0.16) 13.72 (0.18) 15.03 (0.26) 15.84 (0.33)
51-70 9.57 (0.25) 10.29 (0.22) 11.51 (0.17) 12.92 (0.17) 14.42 (0.24) 15.88 (0.32) 16.77 (0.39)
71+ 8.91 (0.31) 9.65 (0.27) 10.90 (0.19) 12.36 (0.14) 13.92 (0.17) 15.41 (0.25) 16.36 (0.32)
19+ 9.26 (0.28) 9.94 (0.23) 11.10 (0.15) 12.43 (0.09) 13.86 (0.13) 15.24 (0.23) 16.12 (0.30)
Females 9-13 9.16 (0.25) 9.85 (0.22) 11.04 (0.18) 12.43 (0.16) 13.88 (0.17) 15.26 (0.22) 16.15 (0.27)
14-18 9.23 (0.33) 9.92 (0.30) 11.11 (0.26) 12.49 (0.23) 13.98 (0.23) 15.37 (0.25) 16.23 (0.29)
19-30 8.99 (0.25) 9.65 (0.22) 10.78 (0.18) 12.12 (0.17) 13.55 (0.18) 14.87 (0.23) 15.72 (0.27)
31-50 9.21 (0.25) 9.90 (0.22) 11.12 (0.18) 12.50 (0.16) 13.97 (0.17) 15.38 (0.21) 16.23 (0.26)
51-70 9.24 (0.28) 9.96 (0.25) 11.20 (0.19) 12.65 (0.14) 14.20 (0.13) 15.68 (0.16) 16.58 (0.20)
71+ 8.73 (0.25) 9.47 (0.22) 10.74 (0.17) 12.23 (0.13) 13.78 (0.13) 15.29 (0.17) 16.21 (0.21)
19+ 9.10 (0.24) 9.80 (0.20) 11.01 (0.15) 12.42 (0.11) 13.92 (0.11) 15.35 (0.16) 16.23 (0.20)
All Persons 1+ 9.14 (0.18) 9.82 (0.15) 10.99 (0.11) 12.36 (0.07) 13.81 (0.09) 15.21 (0.14) 16.09 (0.18)
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 Monounsaturated Fat. Epidemiology Research Program Web site. National Cancer Institute. http://epi.grants.cancer.gov/diet/usualintakes/energy/t6.html. Updated June 2, 2015. Accessed August 2, 2015.

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