Usual Intake of Frankfurters, Sausages, & Luncheon Meats

Table 22 includes the mean, standard error of the mean, and percentiles of the distribution of intake; Appendix Table A22 provides percentile values (rounded) and their standard errors.

Table 22. Frankfurters, sausages, and luncheon meats: 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 0.6 (0.04) 0.12 0.17 0.29 0.48 0.75 1.08 1.32
4-8 1701 0.7 (0.04) 0.16 0.22 0.36 0.59 0.90 1.26 1.52
Males 9-13 1061 0.9 (0.05) 0.21 0.28 0.45 0.73 1.12 1.58 1.92
14-18 1424 1.1 (0.08) 0.27 0.36 0.58 0.93 1.39 1.94 2.35
19-30 1100 1.1 (0.08) 0.26 0.36 0.58 0.94 1.44 2.01 2.44
31-50 1466 1.2 (0.05) 0.30 0.41 0.65 1.04 1.57 2.20 2.64
51-70 1252 1.1 (0.06) 0.28 0.37 0.60 0.95 1.45 2.04 2.46
71+ 832 0.8 (0.06) 0.18 0.25 0.41 0.68 1.07 1.54 1.88
19+ 4650 1.1 (0.04) 0.27 0.37 0.59 0.96 1.47 2.06 2.50
Females 9-13 1112 0.7 (0.04) 0.18 0.25 0.40 0.64 0.93 1.27 1.49
14-18 1362 0.6 (0.03) 0.14 0.19 0.32 0.51 0.79 1.10 1.32
19-30 1325 0.7 (0.05) 0.17 0.24 0.39 0.63 0.96 1.34 1.60
31-50 1595 0.6 (0.03) 0.14 0.20 0.33 0.55 0.86 1.20 1.44
51-70 1284 0.6 (0.03) 0.12 0.17 0.28 0.47 0.75 1.09 1.32
71+ 860 0.5 (0.04) 0.10 0.13 0.23 0.39 0.63 0.92 1.12
19+ 5064 0.6 (0.02) 0.13 0.18 0.31 0.53 0.83 1.18 1.42
All Persons 1+ 17889 0.8 (0.02) 0.17 0.23 0.40 0.68 1.09 1.60 1.99
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 A22.
4: 1 ounce equivalent = 1 ounce cooked lean meat, poultry, or fish.

Table A22. Frankfurters, sausages, and luncheon meats: 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 0.1 (0.04) 0.2 (0.05) 0.3 (0.05) 0.5 (0.04) 0.8 (0.06) 1.1 (0.11) 1.3 (0.15)
4-8 0.2 (0.05) 0.2 (0.05) 0.4 (0.05) 0.6 (0.04) 0.9 (0.06) 1.3 (0.11) 1.5 (0.16)
Males 9-13 0.2 (0.03) 0.3 (0.03) 0.5 (0.04) 0.7 (0.05) 1.1 (0.07) 1.6 (0.10) 1.9 (0.13)
14-18 0.3 (0.03) 0.4 (0.03) 0.6 (0.04) 0.9 (0.06) 1.4 (0.10) 1.9 (0.15) 2.3 (0.19)
19-30 0.3 (0.04) 0.4 (0.05) 0.6 (0.06) 0.9 (0.08) 1.4 (0.10) 2.0 (0.14) 2.4 (0.17)
31-50 0.3 (0.03) 0.4 (0.03) 0.7 (0.04) 1.0 (0.04) 1.6 (0.07) 2.2 (0.11) 2.6 (0.15)
51-70 0.3 (0.03) 0.4 (0.03) 0.6 (0.04) 1.0 (0.06) 1.5 (0.09) 2.0 (0.13) 2.5 (0.17)
71+ 0.2 (0.03) 0.3 (0.04) 0.4 (0.04) 0.7 (0.06) 1.1 (0.08) 1.5 (0.11) 1.9 (0.13)
19+ 0.3 (0.03) 0.4 (0.03) 0.6 (0.03) 1.0 (0.03) 1.5 (0.05) 2.1 (0.09) 2.5 (0.13)
Females 9-13 0.2 (0.03) 0.3 (0.04) 0.4 (0.05) 0.6 (0.05) 0.9 (0.05) 1.3 (0.08) 1.5 (0.13)
14-18 0.1 (0.02) 0.2 (0.03) 0.3 (0.04) 0.5 (0.04) 0.8 (0.05) 1.1 (0.07) 1.3 (0.11)
19-30 0.2 (0.03) 0.2 (0.04) 0.4 (0.04) 0.6 (0.04) 1.0 (0.06) 1.3 (0.11) 1.6 (0.16)
31-50 0.1 (0.03) 0.2 (0.03) 0.3 (0.04) 0.6 (0.04) 0.9 (0.04) 1.2 (0.06) 1.4 (0.09)
51-70 0.1 (0.02) 0.2 (0.03) 0.3 (0.03) 0.5 (0.04) 0.8 (0.04) 1.1 (0.07) 1.3 (0.09)
71+ 0.1 (0.02) 0.1 (0.03) 0.2 (0.03) 0.4 (0.04) 0.6 (0.05) 0.9 (0.07) 1.1 (0.11)
19+ 0.1 (0.02) 0.2 (0.03) 0.3 (0.03) 0.5 (0.03) 0.8 (0.03) 1.2 (0.05) 1.4 (0.09)
All 1+ 0.2 (0.02) 0.2 (0.02) 0.4 (0.02) 0.7 (0.02) 1.1 (0.02) 1.6 (0.04) 2.0 (0.06)
1: Standard error of the percentile.
2: 1 ounce equivalent = 1 ounce cooked lean meat, poultry, or fish.

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Usual Intake of Frankfurters, Sausages, & Luncheon Meats. Epidemiology Research Program Web site. National Cancer Institute. http://epi.grants.cancer.gov/diet/usualintakes/pop/2001-04/meat_processed.html. Updated June 2, 2015. Accessed August 31, 2015.

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