Usual Intake of Dark-green & Orange Vegetables & Cooked Dry Beans & Peas

Table 9 includes the mean, standard error of the mean, and percentiles of the distribution of intake; Appendix Table A9 provides percentile values (rounded) and their standard errors.

Table 9. Dark-green and orange vegetables and cooked dry beans and peas: 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 0.1 (0.01) 0.01 0.02 0.04 0.09 0.18 0.28 0.36
4-8 1701 0.1 (0.01) 0.01 0.02 0.04 0.08 0.16 0.27 0.35
Males 9-13 1061 0.2 (0.03) 0.02 0.03 0.06 0.13 0.23 0.38 0.50
14-18 1424 0.2 (0.02) 0.02 0.03 0.05 0.10 0.20 0.34 0.44
19-30 1100 0.3 (0.03) 0.03 0.05 0.10 0.19 0.34 0.53 0.68
31-50 1466 0.3 (0.02) 0.06 0.09 0.16 0.28 0.47 0.70 0.87
51-70 1252 0.3 (0.02) 0.06 0.08 0.15 0.27 0.44 0.65 0.80
71+ 832 0.3 (0.02) 0.05 0.08 0.14 0.25 0.41 0.60 0.73
19+ 4650 0.3 (0.01) 0.05 0.07 0.14 0.25 0.43 0.64 0.80
Females 9-13 1112 0.1 (0.01) 0.02 0.03 0.05 0.11 0.19 0.31 0.40
14-18 1362 0.2 (0.01) 0.02 0.03 0.06 0.11 0.20 0.33 0.43
19-30 1325 0.2 (0.02) 0.04 0.05 0.10 0.18 0.30 0.47 0.58
31-50 1595 0.3 (0.02) 0.05 0.08 0.14 0.25 0.41 0.60 0.73
51-70 1284 0.3 (0.02) 0.06 0.09 0.15 0.26 0.41 0.59 0.72
71+ 860 0.3 (0.01) 0.06 0.08 0.14 0.24 0.38 0.54 0.66
19+ 5064 0.3 (0.01) 0.05 0.07 0.13 0.23 0.38 0.56 0.69
All Persons 1+ 17889 0.3 (0.01) 0.03 0.05 0.10 0.20 0.35 0.55 0.69
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 A9.
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; 1 cup cooked dry beans or peas.

Table A9. Dark-green and orange vegetables and cooked dry beans and peas: 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 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.01) 0.0 (0.01) 0.1 (0.01) 0.2 (0.01) 0.3 (0.03) 0.4 (0.04)
4-8 0.0 (0.01) 0.0 (0.01) 0.0 (0.01) 0.1 (0.01) 0.2 (0.01) 0.3 (0.02) 0.4 (0.03)
Males 9-13 0.0 (0.01) 0.0 (0.01) 0.1 (0.01) 0.1 (0.02) 0.2 (0.04) 0.4 (0.06) 0.5 (0.08)
14-18 0.0 (0.01) 0.0 (0.01) 0.1 (0.01) 0.1 (0.02) 0.2 (0.02) 0.3 (0.04) 0.4 (0.06)
19-30 0.0 (0.01) 0.1 (0.01) 0.1 (0.02) 0.2 (0.02) 0.3 (0.04) 0.5 (0.06) 0.7 (0.08)
31-50 0.1 (0.02) 0.1 (0.02) 0.2 (0.02) 0.3 (0.02) 0.5 (0.02) 0.7 (0.04) 0.9 (0.05)
51-70 0.1 (0.01) 0.1 (0.01) 0.1 (0.02) 0.3 (0.02) 0.4 (0.03) 0.6 (0.05) 0.8 (0.07)
71+ 0.1 (0.01) 0.1 (0.01) 0.1 (0.02) 0.2 (0.02) 0.4 (0.03) 0.6 (0.05) 0.7 (0.07)
19+ 0.0 (0.01) 0.1 (0.01) 0.1 (0.02) 0.3 (0.02) 0.4 (0.02) 0.6 (0.03) 0.8 (0.05)
Females 9-13 0.0 (0.01) 0.0 (0.01) 0.1 (0.01) 0.1 (0.01) 0.2 (0.02) 0.3 (0.03) 0.4 (0.04)
14-18 0.0 (0.01) 0.0 (0.01) 0.1 (0.01) 0.1 (0.01) 0.2 (0.02) 0.3 (0.04) 0.4 (0.05)
19-30 0.0 (0.01) 0.1 (0.01) 0.1 (0.01) 0.2 (0.01) 0.3 (0.02) 0.5 (0.05) 0.6 (0.07)
31-50 0.1 (0.01) 0.1 (0.02) 0.1 (0.02) 0.3 (0.02) 0.4 (0.03) 0.6 (0.05) 0.7 (0.07)
51-70 0.1 (0.01) 0.1 (0.02) 0.2 (0.02) 0.3 (0.02) 0.4 (0.03) 0.6 (0.05) 0.7 (0.08)
71+ 0.1 (0.02) 0.1 (0.02) 0.1 (0.02) 0.2 (0.02) 0.4 (0.02) 0.5 (0.04) 0.7 (0.05)
19+ 0.0 (0.01) 0.1 (0.01) 0.1 (0.01) 0.2 (0.01) 0.4 (0.02) 0.6 (0.04) 0.7 (0.06)
All 1+ 0.0 (0.00) 0.0 (0.01) 0.1 (0.01) 0.2 (0.01) 0.4 (0.01) 0.5 (0.02) 0.7 (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; 1 cup cooked dry beans or peas.

Suggested Citation

Suggested citation for information contained on this page:

Usual Intake of Dark-green & Orange Vegetables & Cooked Dry Beans & Peas. Epidemiology Research Program Web site. National Cancer Institute. http://epi.grants.cancer.gov/diet/usualintakes/pop/2001-04/veg_grn_ora_pea.html. Updated June 2, 2015. Accessed August 30, 2015.

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