Usual Energy Intake from Solid Fats, Alcoholic Beverages & Added Sugars (SoFAAS)

Percentage of usual energy intake from solid fats, alcoholic beverages and added sugars (SoFAAS)1: 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 1554 34.81 (0.42) 24.00 26.07 29.88 34.41 39.33 44.06 46.99
4-8 1701 37.43 (0.55) 26.92 29.01 32.71 37.08 41.76 46.30 49.21
Males 9-13 1061 39.55 (0.58) 26.36 29.03 33.67 39.09 44.95 50.48 54.31
14-18 1424 40.63 (0.56) 27.92 30.48 34.91 40.19 45.88 51.32 54.94
19-30 1100 41.72 (0.65) 28.97 31.49 36.03 41.31 46.98 52.42 55.79
31-50 1466 39.91 (0.57) 27.53 30.01 34.32 39.48 45.05 50.39 53.72
51-70 1252 36.72 (0.53) 24.23 26.68 31.05 36.24 41.89 47.38 50.85
71+ 832 34.61 (0.67) 21.76 24.35 28.78 34.05 39.88 45.53 49.13
19+ 4650 39.03 (0.37) 25.87 28.54 33.17 38.63 44.47 50.01 53.48
Females 9-13 1112 38.80 (0.62) 25.47 28.08 32.78 38.33 44.29 50.08 53.72
14-18 1362 39.61 (0.46) 25.92 28.60 33.45 39.11 45.24 51.23 55.10
19-30 1324 39.18 (0.71) 25.92 28.50 33.20 38.67 44.58 50.42 54.12
31-50 1595 37.33 (0.49) 24.24 26.78 31.32 36.82 42.77 48.62 52.24
51-70 1284 32.89 (0.47) 20.17 22.70 27.12 32.41 38.13 43.65 47.25
71+ 860 32.64 (0.57) 19.65 22.02 26.62 32.06 38.08 43.93 47.73
19+ 5063 36.01 (0.42) 22.25 25.00 29.78 35.53 41.67 47.67 51.42
All Persons 1+ 17927 37.67 (0.29) 24.21 26.96 31.70 37.26 43.19 48.92 52.52
1: Percent of usual energy intake from SoFAAS = 100 × {usual intake of SoFAAS (kcal)} / {usual intake of energy (kcal)}
2: Standard errors of the percentiles are presented in the table below.

Percentage of usual energy intake from solid fats, alcoholic beverages and added sugars (SoFAAS)3: Percentiles (and standard errors) of usual intake, 2001-2004
  Age (years) Percentiles
5% 10% 25% 50% 75% 90% 95%
Males and Females 1-3 24.00 (0.82) 26.07 (0.74) 29.88 (0.58) 34.41 (0.44) 39.33 (0.38) 44.06 (0.50) 46.99 (0.61)
4-8 26.92 (0.80) 29.01 (0.74) 32.71 (0.64) 37.08 (0.55) 41.76 (0.54) 46.30 (0.67) 49.21 (0.79)
Males 9-13 26.36 (0.58) 29.03 (0.52) 33.67 (0.50) 39.09 (0.56) 44.95 (0.74) 50.48 (0.99) 54.31 (1.15)
14-18 27.92 (0.62) 30.48 (0.56) 34.91 (0.51) 40.19 (0.56) 45.88 (0.69) 51.32 (0.94) 54.94 (1.07)
19-30 28.97 (0.84) 31.49 (0.79) 36.03 (0.73) 41.31 (0.66) 46.98 (0.68) 52.42 (0.77) 55.79 (0.90)
31-50 27.53 (0.72) 30.01 (0.67) 34.32 (0.58) 39.48 (0.57) 45.05 (0.66) 50.39 (0.81) 53.72 (0.95)
51-70 24.23 (0.66) 26.68 (0.64) 31.05 (0.56) 36.24 (0.55) 41.89 (0.59) 47.38 (0.76) 50.85 (0.85)
71+ 21.76 (0.66) 24.35 (0.63) 28.78 (0.61) 34.05 (0.66) 39.88 (0.79) 45.53 (1.01) 49.13 (1.18)
19+ 25.87 (0.56) 28.54 (0.51) 33.17 (0.43) 38.63 (0.38) 44.47 (0.45) 50.01 (0.61) 53.48 (0.75)
Females 9-13 25.47 (0.62) 28.08 (0.58) 32.78 (0.56) 38.33 (0.60) 44.29 (0.74) 50.08 (0.92) 53.72 (1.03)
14-18 25.92 (0.57) 28.60 (0.51) 33.45 (0.45) 39.11 (0.44) 45.24 (0.54) 51.23 (0.73) 55.10 (0.90)
19-30 25.92 (0.85) 28.50 (0.81) 33.20 (0.75) 38.67 (0.72) 44.58 (0.73) 50.42 (0.82) 54.12 (0.87)
31-50 24.24 (0.67) 26.78 (0.65) 31.32 (0.57) 36.82 (0.50) 42.77 (0.50) 48.62 (0.53) 52.24 (0.62)
51-70 20.17 (0.60) 22.70 (0.57) 27.12 (0.50) 32.41 (0.46) 38.13 (0.50) 43.65 (0.64) 47.25 (0.77)
71+ 19.65 (0.61) 22.02 (0.59) 26.62 (0.55) 32.06 (0.56) 38.08 (0.67) 43.93 (0.78) 47.73 (0.91)
19+ 22.25 (0.56) 25.00 (0.52) 29.78 (0.47) 35.53 (0.43) 41.67 (0.44) 47.67 (0.52) 51.42 (0.63)
All Persons 1+ 24.21 (0.42) 26.96 (0.40) 31.70 (0.34) 37.26 (0.31) 43.19 (0.31) 48.92 (0.38) 52.52 (0.47)
3: Percent of usual energy intake from SoFAAS = 100 × {usual intake of SoFAAS (kcal)} / {usual intake of energy (kcal)}

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Usual Energy Intake from Solid Fats, Alcoholic Beverages & Added Sugars (SoFAAS). Epidemiology Research Program Web site. National Cancer Institute. http://epi.grants.cancer.gov/diet/usualintakes/energy/t7.html. Updated June 2, 2015. Accessed August 31, 2015.

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