Usual Intake of Oils

Table 36 includes the mean, standard error of the mean, and percentiles of the distribution of intake; Appendix Table A36 provides percentile values (rounded) and their standard errors.

Table 36. Oils: Mean (standard error) and percentiles3 of usual intake, 2001-2004
  Age
(years)
N1 Grams
Mean (SE)2 5% 10% 25% 50% 75% 90% 95%
Children 1-3 1515 8.6 (0.28) 3.43 4.20 5.76 7.96 10.75 13.80 15.84
4-8 1701 14.2 (0.58) 6.51 7.73 10.15 13.43 17.48 21.71 24.70
Males 9-13 1061 19.2 (0.71) 6.69 8.41 12.18 17.54 24.52 32.16 37.61
14-18 1424 22.4 (0.97) 8.10 10.23 14.54 20.64 28.46 36.72 42.56
19-30 1100 21.2 (0.86) 7.49 9.44 13.60 19.49 26.87 35.14 40.77
31-50 1466 22.9 (0.76) 8.51 10.59 14.99 21.11 28.83 37.39 43.04
51-70 1252 20.5 (0.81) 7.41 9.34 13.25 18.85 25.89 33.82 39.14
71+ 832 16.4 (0.74) 5.60 7.12 10.31 14.90 20.92 27.61 32.44
19+ 4650 21.3 (0.51) 7.57 9.53 13.63 19.53 26.98 35.17 40.87
Females 9-13 1112 16.4 (0.52) 5.80 7.28 10.46 15.04 20.89 27.34 31.77
14-18 1362 18.0 (0.54) 6.50 8.13 11.56 16.43 22.72 29.71 34.59
19-30 1324 17.1 (0.58) 6.06 7.67 10.90 15.63 21.65 28.36 32.94
31-50 1595 17.7 (0.61) 6.40 8.04 11.36 16.19 22.38 29.27 33.79
51-70 1284 17.5 (0.48) 6.30 7.93 11.28 16.02 22.19 28.90 33.65
71+ 860 14.2 (0.58) 4.79 6.13 8.86 12.90 18.16 23.98 28.14
19+ 5063 17.1 (0.34) 6.06 7.60 10.89 15.61 21.69 28.45 33.13
All Persons 1+ 17888 18.3 (0.28) 6.12 7.78 11.31 16.53 23.36 31.10 36.57
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 A36.

Table A36. Oils: Percentiles (and standard errors) of usual intake, 2001-2004
  Age
(years)
Grams
5% (SE)1 10% (SE) 25% (SE) 50% (SE) 75% (SE) 90% (SE) 95% (SE)
Children 1-3 3.4 (0.46) 4.2 (0.43) 5.8 (0.34) 8.0 (0.24) 10.7 (0.47) 13.8 (0.94) 15.8 (1.30)
4-8 6.5 (0.73) 7.7 (0.68) 10.2 (0.54) 13.4 (0.49) 17.5 (0.88) 21.7 (1.54) 24.7 (2.06)
Males 9-13 6.7 (0.66) 8.4 (0.70) 12.2 (0.74) 17.5 (0.75) 24.5 (0.85) 32.2 (1.22) 37.6 (1.60)
14-18 8.1 (0.75) 10.2 (0.80) 14.5 (0.85) 20.6 (0.95) 28.5 (1.24) 36.7 (1.70) 42.6 (2.15)
19-30 7.5 (0.83) 9.4 (0.87) 13.6 (0.90) 19.5 (0.93) 26.9 (1.01) 35.1 (1.30) 40.8 (1.62)
31-50 8.5 (0.73) 10.6 (0.74) 15.0 (0.75) 21.1 (0.76) 28.8 (0.99) 37.4 (1.48) 43.0 (1.89)
51-70 7.4 (0.53) 9.3 (0.54) 13.2 (0.54) 18.8 (0.70) 25.9 (1.15) 33.8 (1.79) 39.1 (2.28)
71+ 5.6 (0.53) 7.1 (0.57) 10.3 (0.60) 14.9 (0.69) 20.9 (0.97) 27.6 (1.48) 32.4 (1.92)
19+ 7.6 (0.59) 9.5 (0.59) 13.6 (0.55) 19.5 (0.50) 27.0 (0.71) 35.2 (1.22) 40.9 (1.69)
Females 9-13 5.8 (0.51) 7.3 (0.52) 10.5 (0.50) 15.0 (0.50) 20.9 (0.68) 27.3 (1.11) 31.8 (1.43)
14-18 6.5 (0.58) 8.1 (0.58) 11.6 (0.55) 16.4 (0.52) 22.7 (0.70) 29.7 (1.17) 34.6 (1.56)
19-30 6.1 (0.59) 7.7 (0.60) 10.9 (0.60) 15.6 (0.59) 21.7 (0.72) 28.4 (1.06) 32.9 (1.36)
31-50 6.4 (0.55) 8.0 (0.56) 11.4 (0.55) 16.2 (0.59) 22.4 (0.79) 29.3 (1.25) 33.8 (1.58)
51-70 6.3 (0.60) 7.9 (0.62) 11.3 (0.57) 16.0 (0.53) 22.2 (0.58) 28.9 (0.90) 33.7 (1.24)
71+ 4.8 (0.44) 6.1 (0.45) 8.9 (0.48) 12.9 (0.55) 18.2 (0.76) 24.0 (1.17) 28.1 (1.50)
19+ 6.1 (0.50) 7.6 (0.49) 10.9 (0.44) 15.6 (0.35) 21.7 (0.47) 28.5 (0.88) 33.1 (1.27)
All 1+ 6.1 (0.32) 7.8 (0.31) 11.3 (0.28) 16.5 (0.27) 23.4 (0.43) 31.1 (0.78) 36.6 (1.10)
1: Standard error of the percentile.

Suggested Citation

Suggested citation for information contained on this page:

Usual Intake of Oils. Epidemiology Research Program Web site. National Cancer Institute. http://epi.grants.cancer.gov/diet/usualintakes/pop/2001-04/oils.html. Updated June 2, 2015. Accessed August 3, 2015.

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