Usual Intake of Solid Fats

Table 37 includes the mean, standard error of the mean, and percentiles of the distribution of intake; Appendix Table A37 provides percentile values (rounded) and their standard errors.

Table 37. Solid fats: 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 37.9 (0.71) 20.34 23.48 29.27 36.75 45.23 53.70 59.10
4-8 1701 44.5 (0.93) 24.99 28.54 35.13 43.37 52.71 61.90 68.01
Males 9-13 1061 53.9 (1.43) 27.34 31.89 40.71 52.01 65.05 78.10 86.65
14-18 1424 60.4 (1.59) 31.67 36.92 46.43 58.57 72.51 86.08 95.03
19-30 1100 60.4 (1.74) 31.56 36.73 46.48 58.65 72.38 86.37 95.21
31-50 1466 59.1 (1.38) 30.84 35.84 45.34 57.36 70.89 84.65 93.32
51-70 1252 50.4 (1.14) 24.80 29.33 37.74 48.64 61.05 73.73 81.94
71+ 832 43.0 (0.97) 20.09 24.01 31.45 41.14 52.59 64.19 71.99
19+ 4650 55.7 (0.73) 27.31 32.25 41.67 53.81 67.58 81.36 90.41
Females 9-13 1112 45.2 (1.18) 22.58 26.42 33.95 43.68 54.80 65.94 73.10
14-18 1362 42.4 (1.04) 20.53 24.33 31.54 40.71 51.47 62.46 69.73
19-30 1324 44.4 (1.21) 21.93 25.90 33.26 42.79 53.80 64.96 72.27
31-50 1595 41.2 (1.00) 19.90 23.58 30.56 39.65 50.23 61.06 67.94
51-70 1284 35.7 (0.66) 16.20 19.55 25.89 34.07 43.83 53.84 60.52
71+ 860 33.0 (0.71) 14.56 17.69 23.55 31.43 40.70 50.16 56.63
19+ 5063 39.5 (0.52) 18.09 21.69 28.65 37.82 48.53 59.55 66.69
All Persons 1+ 17888 47.2 (0.42) 21.28 25.52 33.78 44.77 58.05 72.08 81.39
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 A37.

Table A37. Solid fats: 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 20.3 (1.18) 23.5 (1.03) 29.3 (0.73) 36.7 (0.63) 45.2 (1.23) 53.7 (2.14) 59.1 (2.81)
4-8 25.0 (1.30) 28.5 (1.11) 35.1 (0.77) 43.4 (0.80) 52.7 (1.55) 61.9 (2.58) 68.0 (3.37)
Males 9-13 27.3 (1.46) 31.9 (1.36) 40.7 (1.24) 52.0 (1.38) 65.0 (1.94) 78.1 (2.78) 86.6 (3.41)
14-18 31.7 (2.08) 36.9 (2.00) 46.4 (1.76) 58.6 (1.63) 72.5 (1.82) 86.1 (2.40) 95.0 (2.90)
19-30 31.6 (1.42) 36.7 (1.35) 46.5 (1.36) 58.7 (1.65) 72.4 (2.33) 86.4 (3.27) 95.2 (3.99)
31-50 30.8 (2.05) 35.8 (1.92) 45.3 (1.71) 57.4 (1.45) 70.9 (1.49) 84.7 (1.93) 93.3 (2.43)
51-70 24.8 (1.37) 29.3 (1.28) 37.7 (1.12) 48.6 (1.12) 61.1 (1.55) 73.7 (2.28) 81.9 (2.86)
71+ 20.1 (1.20) 24.0 (1.12) 31.4 (0.99) 41.1 (0.94) 52.6 (1.34) 64.2 (1.94) 72.0 (2.51)
19+ 27.3 (1.31) 32.2 (1.21) 41.7 (0.97) 53.8 (0.75) 67.6 (1.07) 81.4 (1.86) 90.4 (2.42)
Females 9-13 22.6 (0.98) 26.4 (0.98) 33.9 (1.00) 43.7 (1.15) 54.8 (1.49) 65.9 (2.07) 73.1 (2.42)
14-18 20.5 (1.21) 24.3 (1.17) 31.5 (1.13) 40.7 (1.08) 51.5 (1.21) 62.5 (1.47) 69.7 (1.77)
19-30 21.9 (1.13) 25.9 (1.10) 33.3 (1.09) 42.8 (1.18) 53.8 (1.50) 65.0 (1.98) 72.3 (2.37)
31-50 19.9 (0.90) 23.6 (0.87) 30.6 (0.85) 39.7 (0.94) 50.2 (1.29) 61.1 (1.84) 67.9 (2.23)
51-70 16.2 (0.94) 19.6 (0.93) 25.9 (0.82) 34.1 (0.69) 43.8 (0.75) 53.8 (1.10) 60.5 (1.44)
71+ 14.6 (0.75) 17.7 (0.76) 23.5 (0.69) 31.4 (0.69) 40.7 (0.94) 50.2 (1.32) 56.6 (1.67)
19+ 18.1 (0.80) 21.7 (0.74) 28.7 (0.58) 37.8 (0.49) 48.5 (0.78) 59.6 (1.31) 66.7 (1.71)
All 1+ 21.3 (0.70) 25.5 (0.61) 33.8 (0.48) 44.8 (0.45) 58.1 (0.64) 72.1 (1.14) 81.4 (1.65)
1: Standard error of the percentile.

Suggested Citation

Suggested citation for information contained on this page:

Usual Intake of Solid Fats. Epidemiology Research Program Web site. National Cancer Institute. http://epi.grants.cancer.gov/diet/usualintakes/pop/2001-04/solid_fat.html. Updated June 2, 2015. Accessed September 1, 2015.

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