Usual Intake of Dark-green & Orange Vegetables

Table 7 includes the mean, standard error of the mean, and percentiles of the distribution of intake; Appendix Table A7 provides percentile values (rounded) and their standard errors.

Age(years) N1 Cup Equivalents4 Mean (SE)2 5% 10% 25% 50% 75% 1515 0.1 (0.01) 0.00 0.01 0.01 0.04 0.10 0.21 0.30 1701 0.1 (0.01) 0.00 0.00 0.01 0.03 0.09 0.18 0.27 1061 0.1 (0.01) 0.00 0.01 0.02 0.05 0.11 0.23 0.33 1424 0.1 (0.01) 0.00 0.00 0.01 0.03 0.08 0.16 0.24 1100 0.1 (0.01) 0.01 0.01 0.03 0.06 0.15 0.28 0.41 1466 0.2 (0.02) 0.01 0.02 0.04 0.11 0.23 0.41 0.57 1252 0.2 (0.01) 0.01 0.02 0.05 0.12 0.26 0.45 0.62 832 0.2 (0.02) 0.01 0.03 0.06 0.13 0.27 0.46 0.62 4650 0.2 (0.01) 0.01 0.02 0.04 0.10 0.22 0.40 0.55 1112 0.1 (0.01) 0.00 0.01 0.02 0.04 0.10 0.19 0.26 1362 0.1 (0.01) 0.01 0.01 0.02 0.05 0.12 0.22 0.31 1325 0.1 (0.01) 0.01 0.02 0.03 0.08 0.16 0.29 0.40 1595 0.2 (0.02) 0.02 0.03 0.07 0.16 0.30 0.49 0.63 1284 0.2 (0.02) 0.02 0.04 0.08 0.16 0.30 0.48 0.62 860 0.2 (0.02) 0.02 0.04 0.08 0.16 0.29 0.45 0.58 5064 0.2 (0.01) 0.02 0.03 0.06 0.14 0.27 0.44 0.58 17889 0.2 (0.01) 0.01 0.01 0.04 0.09 0.21 0.38 0.52
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 A7.
4: 1 cup equivalent = 1 cup cut-up raw or cooked vegetables; 1/2 cup dried vegetables; 1 cup juice; 2 cups raw leafy greens.

Age(years) Cup Equivalents2 5% (SE)1 10% (SE) 25% (SE) 50% (SE) 75% (SE) 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.01) 0.1 (0.01) 0.2 (0.03) 0.3 (0.05) 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.01) 0.1 (0.01) 0.2 (0.02) 0.3 (0.03) 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.01) 0.0 (0.01) 0.1 (0.02) 0.2 (0.03) 0.3 (0.05) 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.01) 0.1 (0.01) 0.2 (0.03) 0.2 (0.04) 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.01) 0.1 (0.01) 0.1 (0.02) 0.3 (0.03) 0.4 (0.05) 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.01) 0.0 (0.01) 0.1 (0.01) 0.2 (0.02) 0.4 (0.04) 0.6 (0.06) 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.01) 0.1 (0.01) 0.1 (0.01) 0.3 (0.01) 0.5 (0.03) 0.6 (0.05) 0.0 (0.01) 0.0 (0.01) 0.1 (0.01) 0.1 (0.02) 0.3 (0.03) 0.5 (0.05) 0.6 (0.07) 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.01) 0.1 (0.01) 0.2 (0.01) 0.4 (0.03) 0.6 (0.04) 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.01) 0.1 (0.01) 0.2 (0.03) 0.3 (0.04) 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.01) 0.1 (0.01) 0.1 (0.01) 0.2 (0.03) 0.3 (0.04) 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.01) 0.1 (0.01) 0.2 (0.02) 0.3 (0.03) 0.4 (0.04) 0.0 (0.01) 0.0 (0.01) 0.1 (0.01) 0.2 (0.01) 0.3 (0.02) 0.5 (0.04) 0.6 (0.06) 0.0 (0.01) 0.0 (0.01) 0.1 (0.01) 0.2 (0.01) 0.3 (0.02) 0.5 (0.04) 0.6 (0.06) 0.0 (0.01) 0.0 (0.01) 0.1 (0.01) 0.2 (0.02) 0.3 (0.02) 0.5 (0.03) 0.6 (0.05) 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.01) 0.1 (0.01) 0.1 (0.01) 0.3 (0.02) 0.4 (0.03) 0.6 (0.05) 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.00) 0.1 (0.01) 0.2 (0.01) 0.4 (0.02) 0.5 (0.03)
1: Standard error of the percentile.
2: 1 cup equivalent = 1 cup cut-up raw or cooked vegetables; 1/2 cup dried vegetables; 1 cup juice; 2 cups raw leafy greens.

Suggested Citation

Suggested citation for information contained on this page:

Usual Intake of Dark-green & Orange Vegetables. Epidemiology Research Program Web site. National Cancer Institute. http://epi.grants.cancer.gov/diet/usualintakes/pop/2001-04/veg_drkgreen_orange.html. Updated June 2, 2015. Accessed August 29, 2015.