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.

Age(years) N1 Cup Equivalents4 Mean (SE)2 5% 10% 25% 50% 75% 1515 0.4 (0.03) 0.04 0.07 0.16 0.33 0.60 0.94 1.20 1701 0.4 (0.02) 0.03 0.06 0.14 0.31 0.57 0.90 1.16 1061 0.5 (0.04) 0.02 0.04 0.11 0.28 0.61 1.11 1.50 1424 0.6 (0.06) 0.02 0.05 0.13 0.35 0.77 1.39 1.90 1100 0.5 (0.05) 0.02 0.04 0.10 0.28 0.64 1.18 1.65 1466 0.5 (0.04) 0.02 0.04 0.11 0.29 0.65 1.19 1.64 1252 0.5 (0.03) 0.02 0.04 0.12 0.32 0.70 1.27 1.73 832 0.6 (0.04) 0.03 0.06 0.16 0.40 0.83 1.43 1.92 4650 0.5 (0.03) 0.02 0.04 0.11 0.30 0.68 1.23 1.68 1112 0.4 (0.03) 0.01 0.03 0.09 0.26 0.58 1.05 1.41 1362 0.4 (0.03) 0.01 0.02 0.06 0.20 0.49 0.93 1.29 1325 0.4 (0.04) 0.01 0.02 0.07 0.22 0.53 1.01 1.38 1595 0.4 (0.03) 0.01 0.02 0.08 0.24 0.56 1.04 1.41 1284 0.5 (0.04) 0.02 0.03 0.11 0.30 0.68 1.23 1.66 860 0.6 (0.03) 0.03 0.05 0.16 0.40 0.83 1.41 1.85 5064 0.5 (0.02) 0.01 0.03 0.09 0.27 0.62 1.12 1.53 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.

Age(years) Cup Equivalents2 5% (SE)1 10% (SE) 25% (SE) 50% (SE) 75% (SE) 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) 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) 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) 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) 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) 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) 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) 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) 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) 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) 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) 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) 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) 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) 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) 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) 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.

Suggested Citation

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.