Usual Intake of Chicken, Turkey, & Other Poultry

Table 23 includes the mean, standard error of the mean, and percentiles of the distribution of intake; Appendix Table A23 provides percentile values (rounded) and their standard errors.

Table 23. Chicken, turkey, and other poultry: Mean (standard error) and percentiles3 of usual intake, 2001-2004
  Age
(years)
N1 Cooked Lean Ounce Equivalents4
Mean (SE)2 5% 10% 25% 50% 75% 90% 95%
Children 1-3 1515 0.7 (0.04) 0.19 0.25 0.38 0.58 0.85 1.15 1.36
4-8 1701 1.0 (0.08) 0.30 0.39 0.58 0.87 1.24 1.65 1.93
Males 9-13 1061 1.2 (0.11) 0.27 0.38 0.62 1.03 1.59 2.23 2.68
14-18 1424 1.5 (0.11) 0.39 0.52 0.84 1.35 2.03 2.76 3.28
19-30 1100 1.9 (0.11) 0.54 0.73 1.15 1.77 2.54 3.35 3.90
31-50 1466 1.6 (0.09) 0.42 0.57 0.90 1.43 2.13 2.88 3.39
51-70 1252 1.2 (0.08) 0.29 0.40 0.65 1.07 1.65 2.32 2.77
71+ 832 1.0 (0.06) 0.22 0.30 0.50 0.83 1.29 1.83 2.20
19+ 4650 1.5 (0.05) 0.36 0.49 0.81 1.34 2.05 2.83 3.35
Females 9-13 1112 1.0 (0.07) 0.25 0.33 0.52 0.83 1.25 1.73 2.06
14-18 1362 1.1 (0.07) 0.31 0.42 0.64 1.00 1.47 1.99 2.35
19-30 1325 1.4 (0.10) 0.44 0.57 0.86 1.28 1.82 2.40 2.79
31-50 1595 1.2 (0.06) 0.35 0.47 0.72 1.12 1.62 2.17 2.53
51-70 1284 1.1 (0.07) 0.30 0.40 0.62 0.97 1.43 1.94 2.29
71+ 860 0.9 (0.06) 0.23 0.31 0.49 0.78 1.17 1.60 1.90
19+ 5064 1.2 (0.05) 0.33 0.43 0.68 1.07 1.57 2.13 2.49
All Persons 1+ 17889 1.3 (0.03) 0.31 0.42 0.68 1.09 1.68 2.37 2.85
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 A23.
4: 1 ounce equivalent = 1 ounce cooked lean poultry.

Table A23. Chicken, turkey, and other poultry: Percentiles (and standard errors) of usual intake, 2001-2004
  Age
(years)
Cooked Lean Ounce Equivalents2
5% (SE)1 10% (SE) 25% (SE) 50% (SE) 75% (SE) 90% (SE) 95% (SE)
Children 1-3 0.2 (0.06) 0.3 (0.06) 0.4 (0.06) 0.6 (0.05) 0.8 (0.05) 1.1 (0.09) 1.4 (0.12)
4-8 0.3 (0.08) 0.4 (0.08) 0.6 (0.07) 0.9 (0.08) 1.2 (0.13) 1.6 (0.19) 1.9 (0.23)
Males 9-13 0.3 (0.06) 0.4 (0.07) 0.6 (0.09) 1.0 (0.11) 1.6 (0.15) 2.2 (0.22) 2.7 (0.28)
14-18 0.4 (0.07) 0.5 (0.08) 0.8 (0.09) 1.3 (0.11) 2.0 (0.15) 2.8 (0.23) 3.3 (0.32)
19-30 0.5 (0.08) 0.7 (0.09) 1.2 (0.08) 1.8 (0.09) 2.5 (0.15) 3.3 (0.25) 3.9 (0.36)
31-50 0.4 (0.08) 0.6 (0.09) 0.9 (0.09) 1.4 (0.10) 2.1 (0.12) 2.9 (0.18) 3.4 (0.25)
51-70 0.3 (0.05) 0.4 (0.06) 0.7 (0.06) 1.1 (0.07) 1.7 (0.11) 2.3 (0.20) 2.8 (0.27)
71+ 0.2 (0.04) 0.3 (0.05) 0.5 (0.05) 0.8 (0.06) 1.3 (0.08) 1.8 (0.14) 2.2 (0.20)
19+ 0.4 (0.06) 0.5 (0.06) 0.8 (0.06) 1.3 (0.05) 2.0 (0.08) 2.8 (0.16) 3.4 (0.24)
Females 9-13 0.2 (0.05) 0.3 (0.05) 0.5 (0.06) 0.8 (0.07) 1.3 (0.11) 1.7 (0.17) 2.1 (0.21)
14-18 0.3 (0.08) 0.4 (0.09) 0.6 (0.09) 1.0 (0.09) 1.5 (0.08) 2.0 (0.10) 2.3 (0.13)
19-30 0.4 (0.10) 0.6 (0.10) 0.9 (0.11) 1.3 (0.11) 1.8 (0.12) 2.4 (0.16) 2.8 (0.20)
31-50 0.4 (0.07) 0.5 (0.08) 0.7 (0.07) 1.1 (0.06) 1.6 (0.08) 2.2 (0.13) 2.5 (0.17)
51-70 0.3 (0.07) 0.4 (0.08) 0.6 (0.08) 1.0 (0.08) 1.4 (0.08) 1.9 (0.12) 2.3 (0.15)
71+ 0.2 (0.06) 0.3 (0.07) 0.5 (0.08) 0.8 (0.08) 1.2 (0.08) 1.6 (0.09) 1.9 (0.11)
19+ 0.3 (0.07) 0.4 (0.08) 0.7 (0.07) 1.1 (0.06) 1.6 (0.06) 2.1 (0.10) 2.5 (0.14)
All 1+ 0.3 (0.03) 0.4 (0.04) 0.7 (0.04) 1.1 (0.03) 1.7 (0.03) 2.4 (0.07) 2.9 (0.12)
1: Standard error of the percentile.
2: 1 ounce equivalent = 1 ounce cooked lean poultry.

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Suggested citation for information contained on this page:

Usual Intake of Chicken, Turkey, & Other Poultry. Epidemiology Research Program Web site. National Cancer Institute. http://epi.grants.cancer.gov/diet/usualintakes/pop/2001-04/chicken.html. Updated June 2, 2015. Accessed August 29, 2015.

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