Usual Intake of Citrus, Melon, & Berries

Table 1 includes the mean, standard error of the mean, and percentiles of the distribution of intake; Appendix Table A1 provides percentile values (rounded) and their standard errors.

Table 1. Citrus, melon, and berries: Mean (standard error) and percentiles3 of usual intake, 2001-2004
  Age
(years)
N1 Cup Equivalents4
Mean (SE)2 5% 10% 25% 50% 75% 90% 95%
Children 1-3 1515 0.4 (0.03) 0.04 0.07 0.16 0.33 0.60 0.94 1.20
4-8 1701 0.4 (0.02) 0.03 0.06 0.14 0.31 0.57 0.90 1.16
Males 9-13 1061 0.5 (0.04) 0.02 0.04 0.11 0.28 0.61 1.11 1.50
14-18 1424 0.6 (0.06) 0.02 0.05 0.13 0.35 0.77 1.39 1.90
19-30 1100 0.5 (0.05) 0.02 0.04 0.10 0.28 0.64 1.18 1.65
31-50 1466 0.5 (0.04) 0.02 0.04 0.11 0.29 0.65 1.19 1.64
51-70 1252 0.5 (0.03) 0.02 0.04 0.12 0.32 0.70 1.27 1.73
71+ 832 0.6 (0.04) 0.03 0.06 0.16 0.40 0.83 1.43 1.92
19+ 4650 0.5 (0.03) 0.02 0.04 0.11 0.30 0.68 1.23 1.68
Females 9-13 1112 0.4 (0.03) 0.01 0.03 0.09 0.26 0.58 1.05 1.41
14-18 1362 0.4 (0.03) 0.01 0.02 0.06 0.20 0.49 0.93 1.29
19-30 1325 0.4 (0.04) 0.01 0.02 0.07 0.22 0.53 1.01 1.38
31-50 1595 0.4 (0.03) 0.01 0.02 0.08 0.24 0.56 1.04 1.41
51-70 1284 0.5 (0.04) 0.02 0.03 0.11 0.30 0.68 1.23 1.66
71+ 860 0.6 (0.03) 0.03 0.05 0.16 0.40 0.83 1.41 1.85
19+ 5064 0.5 (0.02) 0.01 0.03 0.09 0.27 0.62 1.12 1.53
All Persons 1+ 17,889 0.5 (0.02) 0.02 0.03 0.10 0.28 0.63 1.13 1.55
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 A1.
4: 1 cup equivalent = 1 cup cut-up raw or cooked fruit; 1/2 cup dried fruit; or 1 cup juice.

Table A1. Citrus, melon, and berries: Percentiles (and standard errors) of usual intake, 2001-2004
  Age
(years)
Cup Equivalents2
5% (SE)1 10% (SE) 25% (SE) 50% (SE) 75% (SE) 90% (SE) 95% (SE)
Children 1-3 0.0 (0.01) 0.1 (0.02) 0.2 (0.03) 0.3 (0.04) 0.6 (0.05) 0.9 (0.08) 1.2 (0.11)
4-8 0.0 (0.01) 0.1 (0.02) 0.1 (0.02) 0.3 (0.03) 0.6 (0.03) 0.9 (0.06) 1.2 (0.09)
Males 9-13 0.0 (0.01) 0.0 (0.01) 0.1 (0.02) 0.3 (0.04) 0.6 (0.05) 1.1 (0.09) 1.5 (0.13)
14-18 0.0 (0.01) 0.0 (0.01) 0.1 (0.03) 0.3 (0.05) 0.8 (0.09) 1.4 (0.14) 1.9 (0.20)
19-30 0.0 (0.01) 0.0 (0.01) 0.1 (0.02) 0.3 (0.04) 0.6 (0.07) 1.2 (0.12) 1.6 (0.19)
31-50 0.0 (0.01) 0.0 (0.01) 0.1 (0.02) 0.3 (0.04) 0.7 (0.06) 1.2 (0.10) 1.6 (0.14)
51-70 0.0 (0.01) 0.0 (0.01) 0.1 (0.02) 0.3 (0.03) 0.7 (0.04) 1.3 (0.07) 1.7 (0.11)
71+ 0.0 (0.01) 0.1 (0.02) 0.2 (0.03) 0.4 (0.04) 0.8 (0.05) 1.4 (0.10) 1.9 (0.16)
19+ 0.0 (0.01) 0.0 (0.01) 0.1 (0.02) 0.3 (0.03) 0.7 (0.04) 1.2 (0.07) 1.7 (0.12)
Females 9-13 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.01) 0.1 (0.02) 0.3 (0.03) 0.6 (0.05) 1.1 (0.07) 1.4 (0.09)
14-18 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.01) 0.1 (0.01) 0.2 (0.03) 0.5 (0.04) 0.9 (0.07) 1.3 (0.09)
19-30 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.01) 0.1 (0.01) 0.2 (0.03) 0.5 (0.05) 1.0 (0.09) 1.4 (0.12)
31-50 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.01) 0.1 (0.01) 0.2 (0.03) 0.6 (0.05) 1.0 (0.07) 1.4 (0.09)
51-70 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.01) 0.1 (0.02) 0.3 (0.03) 0.7 (0.05) 1.2 (0.09) 1.7 (0.13)
71+ 0.0 (0.01) 0.1 (0.01) 0.2 (0.02) 0.4 (0.03) 0.8 (0.05) 1.4 (0.07) 1.8 (0.10)
19+ 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.01) 0.1 (0.01) 0.3 (0.02) 0.6 (0.03) 1.1 (0.06) 1.5 (0.08)
All Persons 1+ 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.01) 0.1 (0.01) 0.3 (0.02) 0.6 (0.02) 1.1 (0.04) 1.5 (0.06)
1: Standard error of the percentile.
2: 1 cup equivalent = 1 cup cut-up raw or cooked fruit; 1/2 cup dried fruit; or 1 cup juice.

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Suggested citation for information contained on this page:

Usual Intake of Citrus, Melon, & Berries. Epidemiology Research Program Web site. National Cancer Institute. http://epi.grants.cancer.gov/diet/usualintakes/pop/2001-04/citrus.html. Updated June 2, 2015. Accessed August 30, 2015.

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