Usual Intake of Soy Products

Table 29 includes the mean, standard error of the mean, and percentiles of the distribution of intake; Appendix Table A29 provides percentile values (rounded) and their standard errors.

Table 29. Soy products: 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 0.0 (0.00) 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.01 0.01 0.03 0.05
4-8 1701 0.0 (0.00) 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.01 0.02 0.05 0.08
Males 9-13 1061 0.0 (0.01) 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.01 0.02 0.05 0.09
14-18 1424 0.0 (0.00) 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.01 0.02 0.04 0.08
19-30 1100 0.0 (0.01) 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.01 0.03 0.06 0.11
31-50 1466 0.0 (0.01) 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.01 0.03 0.08 0.13
51-70 1252 0.0 (0.01) 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.01 0.03 0.07 0.12
71+ 832 0.0 (0.00) 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.01 0.03 0.06 0.10
19+ 4650 0.0 (0.00) 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.01 0.03 0.07 0.12
Females 9-13 1112 0.0 (0.00) 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.01 0.02 0.06 0.09
14-18 1362 0.0 (0.00) 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.01 0.02 0.05 0.08
19-30 1325 0.0 (0.01) 0.00 0.00 0.01 0.02 0.04 0.09 0.16
31-50 1595 0.0 (0.01) 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.01 0.03 0.07 0.11
51-70 1284 0.0 (0.01) 0.00 0.00 0.01 0.02 0.04 0.10 0.16
71+ 860 0.0 (0.01) 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.01 0.03 0.07 0.11
19+ 5064 0.0 (0.01) 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.01 0.03 0.08 0.13
All Persons 1+ 17889 0.0 (0.00) 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.01 0.03 0.07 0.11
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 A29.
4: 1 ounce equivalent = 1/4 cup cooked dry beans or tofu.

Table A29. Soy products: 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 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.01) 0.0 (0.01)
4-8 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.00) 0.1 (0.01) 0.1 (0.02)
Males 9-13 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.00) 0.1 (0.01) 0.1 (0.02)
14-18 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.01) 0.1 (0.01)
19-30 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.01) 0.1 (0.02) 0.1 (0.03)
31-50 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.00) 0.1 (0.01) 0.1 (0.02)
51-70 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.00) 0.1 (0.01) 0.1 (0.02)
71+ 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.00) 0.1 (0.01) 0.1 (0.02)
19+ 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.00) 0.1 (0.01) 0.1 (0.02)
Females 9-13 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.00) 0.1 (0.01) 0.1 (0.02)
14-18 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.01) 0.1 (0.02)
19-30 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.01) 0.1 (0.02) 0.2 (0.04)
31-50 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.00) 0.1 (0.01) 0.1 (0.02)
51-70 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.01) 0.1 (0.02) 0.2 (0.04)
71+ 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.00) 0.1 (0.01) 0.1 (0.03)
19+ 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.00) 0.1 (0.01) 0.1 (0.02)
All 1+ 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.00) 0.1 (0.01) 0.1 (0.01)
1: Standard error of the percentile.
2: 1 ounce equivalent = 1/4 cup cooked dry beans or tofu.

Suggested Citation

Suggested citation for information contained on this page:

Usual Intake of Soy Products. Epidemiology Research Program Web site. National Cancer Institute. http://epi.grants.cancer.gov/diet/usualintakes/pop/2001-04/soy.html. Updated June 2, 2015. Accessed July 31, 2015.

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