## Usual Intake of Fish & Other Seafood Low in Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Table 24 includes the mean, standard error of the mean, and percentiles of the distribution of intake; Appendix Table A24 provides percentile values (rounded) and their standard errors.

Age(years) N1 Cooked Lean Ounce Equivalents4 Mean (SE)2 5% 10% 25% 50% 75% 1515 0.1 (0.03) 0.06 0.07 0.09 0.11 0.14 0.17 0.20 1701 0.2 (0.03) 0.10 0.11 0.14 0.17 0.21 0.26 0.29 1061 0.2 (0.03) 0.01 0.02 0.04 0.09 0.21 0.43 0.64 1424 0.2 (0.05) 0.01 0.02 0.05 0.11 0.24 0.48 0.71 1100 0.3 (0.04) 0.02 0.04 0.08 0.19 0.41 0.79 1.14 1466 0.5 (0.06) 0.04 0.07 0.15 0.33 0.70 1.30 1.82 1252 0.5 (0.07) 0.04 0.06 0.14 0.31 0.65 1.19 1.66 832 0.3 (0.06) 0.02 0.04 0.08 0.19 0.42 0.82 1.17 4650 0.5 (0.04) 0.03 0.05 0.12 0.27 0.59 1.11 1.57 1112 0.1 (0.03) 0.02 0.03 0.05 0.09 0.17 0.28 0.38 1362 0.2 (0.04) 0.04 0.05 0.09 0.16 0.28 0.45 0.59 1325 0.3 (0.04) 0.05 0.07 0.12 0.21 0.37 0.59 0.76 1595 0.4 (0.04) 0.07 0.10 0.17 0.31 0.52 0.81 1.02 1284 0.4 (0.04) 0.08 0.10 0.18 0.31 0.52 0.79 0.99 860 0.4 (0.05) 0.08 0.11 0.18 0.32 0.53 0.80 0.98 5064 0.4 (0.02) 0.07 0.09 0.16 0.29 0.49 0.76 0.96 17889 0.4 (0.02) 0.04 0.06 0.11 0.22 0.44 0.79 1.09
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 A24.
4: 1 ounce equivalent = 1 ounce cooked lean fish.

Age(years) Cooked Lean Ounce Equivalents2 5% (SE)1 10% (SE) 25% (SE) 50% (SE) 75% (SE) 0.1 (0.03) 0.1 (0.03) 0.1 (0.03) 0.1 (0.02) 0.1 (0.04) 0.2 (0.05) 0.2 (0.07) 0.1 (0.05) 0.1 (0.05) 0.1 (0.04) 0.2 (0.04) 0.2 (0.04) 0.3 (0.06) 0.3 (0.09) 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.01) 0.0 (0.01) 0.1 (0.02) 0.2 (0.03) 0.4 (0.07) 0.6 (0.10) 0.0 (0.01) 0.0 (0.01) 0.0 (0.01) 0.1 (0.03) 0.2 (0.06) 0.5 (0.12) 0.7 (0.17) 0.0 (0.01) 0.0 (0.01) 0.1 (0.02) 0.2 (0.03) 0.4 (0.05) 0.8 (0.09) 1.1 (0.12) 0.0 (0.02) 0.1 (0.02) 0.1 (0.03) 0.3 (0.05) 0.7 (0.09) 1.3 (0.13) 1.8 (0.19) 0.0 (0.01) 0.1 (0.02) 0.1 (0.03) 0.3 (0.04) 0.6 (0.09) 1.2 (0.17) 1.7 (0.25) 0.0 (0.01) 0.0 (0.01) 0.1 (0.02) 0.2 (0.03) 0.4 (0.07) 0.8 (0.14) 1.2 (0.22) 0.0 (0.01) 0.1 (0.01) 0.1 (0.02) 0.3 (0.03) 0.6 (0.05) 1.1 (0.10) 1.6 (0.15) 0.0 (0.01) 0.0 (0.01) 0.1 (0.01) 0.1 (0.02) 0.2 (0.03) 0.3 (0.07) 0.4 (0.10) 0.0 (0.02) 0.1 (0.02) 0.1 (0.03) 0.2 (0.03) 0.3 (0.05) 0.5 (0.08) 0.6 (0.12) 0.0 (0.02) 0.1 (0.03) 0.1 (0.04) 0.2 (0.04) 0.4 (0.05) 0.6 (0.07) 0.8 (0.11) 0.1 (0.03) 0.1 (0.03) 0.2 (0.04) 0.3 (0.04) 0.5 (0.05) 0.8 (0.10) 1.0 (0.15) 0.1 (0.03) 0.1 (0.04) 0.2 (0.04) 0.3 (0.05) 0.5 (0.06) 0.8 (0.10) 1.0 (0.14) 0.1 (0.03) 0.1 (0.04) 0.2 (0.04) 0.3 (0.05) 0.5 (0.07) 0.8 (0.13) 1.0 (0.17) 0.1 (0.03) 0.1 (0.03) 0.2 (0.04) 0.3 (0.03) 0.5 (0.03) 0.8 (0.08) 1.0 (0.12) 0.0 (0.01) 0.1 (0.01) 0.1 (0.02) 0.2 (0.02) 0.4 (0.03) 0.8 (0.06) 1.1 (0.10)
1: Standard error of the percentile.
2: 1 ounce equivalent = 1 ounce cooked lean fish.

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Usual Intake of Fish & Other Seafood Low in Omega-3 Fatty Acids. Epidemiology and Genomics Research Program website. National Cancer Institute. http://epi.grants.cancer.gov/diet/usualintakes/pop/2001-04/fish_lowomega.html. Updated June 2, 2015. Accessed October 20, 2016.