## Usual Intake of Beef, Pork, Veal, Lamb, & Game

Table 21 includes the mean, standard error of the mean, and percentiles of the distribution of intake; Appendix Table A21 provides percentile values (rounded) and their standard errors.

Age(years) N1 Cooked Lean Ounce Equivalents4 Mean (SE)2 5% 10% 25% 50% 75% 1515 0.7 (0.04) 0.17 0.23 0.37 0.58 0.87 1.20 1.44 1701 1.0 (0.06) 0.29 0.38 0.58 0.87 1.25 1.69 1.99 1061 1.8 (0.11) 0.71 0.91 1.27 1.73 2.25 2.78 3.13 1424 2.3 (0.14) 0.98 1.23 1.69 2.26 2.89 3.51 3.92 1100 2.5 (0.12) 0.98 1.26 1.77 2.39 3.06 3.73 4.16 1466 2.8 (0.12) 1.16 1.47 2.02 2.69 3.43 4.16 4.63 1252 2.5 (0.09) 0.98 1.26 1.78 2.42 3.12 3.81 4.25 832 1.9 (0.11) 0.66 0.86 1.28 1.82 2.42 3.03 3.41 4650 2.5 (0.07) 1.00 1.27 1.81 2.47 3.19 3.91 4.36 1112 1.2 (0.08) 0.55 0.68 0.91 1.20 1.54 1.87 2.08 1362 1.3 (0.09) 0.55 0.68 0.92 1.24 1.59 1.95 2.18 1325 1.4 (0.11) 0.62 0.76 1.04 1.39 1.80 2.20 2.45 1595 1.5 (0.08) 0.65 0.81 1.11 1.48 1.90 2.30 2.55 1284 1.5 (0.07) 0.65 0.79 1.06 1.41 1.80 2.18 2.42 860 1.2 (0.08) 0.48 0.59 0.83 1.13 1.47 1.80 2.01 5064 1.4 (0.06) 0.61 0.76 1.04 1.40 1.80 2.20 2.45 17889 1.8 (0.04) 0.52 0.71 1.08 1.62 2.34 3.18 3.71
1: Number of persons in sample.
2: Standard error of the mean (df=30).
3: Standard errors of the percentiles are presented in Appendix Table A21.
4: 1 ounce equivalent = 1 ounce cooked lean meat.

Age(years) Cooked Lean Ounce Equivalents2 5% (SE)1 10% (SE) 25% (SE) 50% (SE) 75% (SE) 0.2 (0.06) 0.2 (0.07) 0.4 (0.07) 0.6 (0.06) 0.9 (0.05) 1.2 (0.10) 1.4 (0.17) 0.3 (0.07) 0.4 (0.07) 0.6 (0.07) 0.9 (0.05) 1.3 (0.09) 1.7 (0.20) 2.0 (0.28) 0.7 (0.14) 0.9 (0.15) 1.3 (0.15) 1.7 (0.13) 2.2 (0.14) 2.8 (0.21) 3.1 (0.29) 1.0 (0.15) 1.2 (0.16) 1.7 (0.16) 2.3 (0.15) 2.9 (0.17) 3.5 (0.26) 3.9 (0.36) 1.0 (0.15) 1.3 (0.15) 1.8 (0.14) 2.4 (0.13) 3.1 (0.16) 3.7 (0.27) 4.2 (0.37) 1.2 (0.18) 1.5 (0.17) 2.0 (0.16) 2.7 (0.14) 3.4 (0.15) 4.2 (0.27) 4.6 (0.38) 1.0 (0.16) 1.3 (0.15) 1.8 (0.14) 2.4 (0.11) 3.1 (0.12) 3.8 (0.23) 4.3 (0.33) 0.7 (0.14) 0.9 (0.14) 1.3 (0.14) 1.8 (0.13) 2.4 (0.11) 3.0 (0.17) 3.4 (0.25) 1.0 (0.14) 1.3 (0.14) 1.8 (0.13) 2.5 (0.09) 3.2 (0.10) 3.9 (0.22) 4.4 (0.33) 0.6 (0.08) 0.7 (0.08) 0.9 (0.08) 1.2 (0.08) 1.5 (0.10) 1.9 (0.15) 2.1 (0.19) 0.5 (0.09) 0.7 (0.09) 0.9 (0.09) 1.2 (0.09) 1.6 (0.11) 1.9 (0.16) 2.2 (0.21) 0.6 (0.11) 0.8 (0.11) 1.0 (0.11) 1.4 (0.12) 1.8 (0.13) 2.2 (0.18) 2.5 (0.22) 0.7 (0.10) 0.8 (0.10) 1.1 (0.10) 1.5 (0.10) 1.9 (0.09) 2.3 (0.12) 2.6 (0.17) 0.6 (0.08) 0.8 (0.08) 1.1 (0.08) 1.4 (0.08) 1.8 (0.09) 2.2 (0.14) 2.4 (0.19) 0.5 (0.08) 0.6 (0.08) 0.8 (0.08) 1.1 (0.08) 1.5 (0.09) 1.8 (0.13) 2.0 (0.17) 0.6 (0.09) 0.8 (0.09) 1.0 (0.08) 1.4 (0.07) 1.8 (0.07) 2.2 (0.12) 2.5 (0.17) 0.5 (0.06) 0.7 (0.06) 1.1 (0.06) 1.6 (0.06) 2.3 (0.08) 3.2 (0.10) 3.7 (0.19)
1: Standard error of the percentile.
2: 1 ounce equivalent = 1 ounce cooked lean meat.

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Usual Intake of Beef, Pork, Veal, Lamb, & Game. Epidemiology Research Program Web site. National Cancer Institute. http://epi.grants.cancer.gov/diet/usualintakes/pop/2001-04/beef.html. Updated June 2, 2015. Accessed September 1, 2015.