Usual Intake of White Potatoes

Table 10 includes the mean, standard error of the mean, and percentiles of the distribution of intake; Appendix Table A10 provides percentile values (rounded) and their standard errors.

Table 10. White potatoes: 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 0.2 (0.01) 0.07 0.09 0.14 0.21 0.31 0.42 0.50
4-8 1701 0.3 (0.02) 0.10 0.13 0.19 0.28 0.40 0.54 0.64
Males 9-13 1061 0.4 (0.03) 0.13 0.17 0.24 0.35 0.46 0.56 0.61
14-18 1424 0.5 (0.03) 0.19 0.23 0.33 0.46 0.60 0.71 0.78
19-30 1100 0.5 (0.03) 0.18 0.23 0.33 0.46 0.60 0.71 0.78
31-50 1466 0.5 (0.02) 0.19 0.24 0.34 0.47 0.60 0.71 0.78
51-70 1252 0.5 (0.03) 0.18 0.23 0.32 0.45 0.59 0.70 0.77
71+ 832 0.4 (0.02) 0.15 0.19 0.28 0.39 0.51 0.61 0.67
19+ 4650 0.5 (0.02) 0.18 0.23 0.33 0.46 0.59 0.71 0.77
Females 9-13 1112 0.3 (0.02) 0.14 0.17 0.23 0.32 0.43 0.55 0.62
14-18 1362 0.3 (0.02) 0.13 0.16 0.22 0.32 0.43 0.55 0.64
19-30 1325 0.4 (0.02) 0.14 0.17 0.24 0.34 0.45 0.58 0.66
31-50 1595 0.3 (0.01) 0.11 0.14 0.20 0.29 0.40 0.51 0.59
51-70 1284 0.3 (0.01) 0.11 0.14 0.20 0.28 0.39 0.50 0.58
71+ 860 0.3 (0.02) 0.12 0.15 0.21 0.29 0.40 0.51 0.59
19+ 5064 0.3 (0.01) 0.12 0.15 0.21 0.30 0.41 0.53 0.60
All Persons 1+ 17889 0.4 (0.01) 0.13 0.16 0.24 0.35 0.49 0.63 0.71
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 A10.
4: 1 cup equivalent = 1 cup cut-up raw or cooked vegetables; 1/2 cup dried vegetables.

Table A10. White potatoes: 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 0.1 (0.01) 0.1 (0.01) 0.1 (0.01) 0.2 (0.01) 0.3 (0.02) 0.4 (0.03) 0.5 (0.05)
4-8 0.1 (0.02) 0.1 (0.02) 0.2 (0.02) 0.3 (0.02) 0.4 (0.02) 0.5 (0.04) 0.6 (0.05)
Males 9-13 0.1 (0.02) 0.2 (0.02) 0.2 (0.02) 0.3 (0.03) 0.5 (0.03) 0.6 (0.04) 0.6 (0.05)
14-18 0.2 (0.03) 0.2 (0.03) 0.3 (0.03) 0.5 (0.04) 0.6 (0.04) 0.7 (0.05) 0.8 (0.05)
19-30 0.2 (0.03) 0.2 (0.03) 0.3 (0.03) 0.5 (0.03) 0.6 (0.03) 0.7 (0.04) 0.8 (0.05)
31-50 0.2 (0.03) 0.2 (0.03) 0.3 (0.02) 0.5 (0.02) 0.6 (0.02) 0.7 (0.03) 0.8 (0.04)
51-70 0.2 (0.03) 0.2 (0.03) 0.3 (0.03) 0.5 (0.03) 0.6 (0.04) 0.7 (0.04) 0.8 (0.05)
71+ 0.2 (0.02) 0.2 (0.02) 0.3 (0.02) 0.4 (0.02) 0.5 (0.03) 0.6 (0.03) 0.7 (0.04)
19+ 0.2 (0.02) 0.2 (0.02) 0.3 (0.02) 0.5 (0.02) 0.6 (0.02) 0.7 (0.03) 0.8 (0.04)
Females 9-13 0.1 (0.02) 0.2 (0.02) 0.2 (0.02) 0.3 (0.02) 0.4 (0.03) 0.5 (0.04) 0.6 (0.05)
14-18 0.1 (0.03) 0.2 (0.02) 0.2 (0.02) 0.3 (0.02) 0.4 (0.02) 0.6 (0.03) 0.6 (0.04)
19-30 0.1 (0.02) 0.2 (0.02) 0.2 (0.02) 0.3 (0.02) 0.5 (0.03) 0.6 (0.04) 0.7 (0.05)
31-50 0.1 (0.02) 0.1 (0.02) 0.2 (0.02) 0.3 (0.01) 0.4 (0.02) 0.5 (0.03) 0.6 (0.04)
51-70 0.1 (0.02) 0.1 (0.02) 0.2 (0.01) 0.3 (0.01) 0.4 (0.02) 0.5 (0.03) 0.6 (0.04)
71+ 0.1 (0.02) 0.1 (0.02) 0.2 (0.02) 0.3 (0.02) 0.4 (0.03) 0.5 (0.03) 0.6 (0.04)
19+ 0.1 (0.02) 0.1 (0.02) 0.2 (0.01) 0.3 (0.01) 0.4 (0.02) 0.5 (0.03) 0.6 (0.04)
All 1+ 0.1 (0.01) 0.2 (0.01) 0.2 (0.01) 0.3 (0.01) 0.5 (0.01) 0.6 (0.02) 0.7 (0.02)
1: Standard error of the percentile.
2: 1 cup equivalent = 1 cup cut-up raw or cooked vegetables; 1/2 cup dried vegetables.

Suggested Citation

Suggested citation for information contained on this page:

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

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