Usual Intake of Total Vegetables, Excluding Cooked Dry Beans & Peas

Table 16 includes the mean, standard error of the mean, and percentiles of the distribution of intake; Appendix Table A16 provides percentile values (rounded) and their standard errors.

Table 16. Total vegetables, excluding 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 0.7 (0.02) 0.28 0.35 0.48 0.66 0.88 1.12 1.29
4-8 1701 0.9 (0.03) 0.39 0.47 0.64 0.86 1.12 1.40 1.59
Males 9-13 1061 1.2 (0.06) 0.42 0.53 0.76 1.10 1.53 1.99 2.31
14-18 1424 1.4 (0.08) 0.52 0.66 0.93 1.31 1.79 2.29 2.63
19-30 1100 1.7 (0.05) 0.69 0.85 1.18 1.63 2.16 2.73 3.10
31-50 1466 1.9 (0.05) 0.78 0.95 1.30 1.77 2.33 2.93 3.31
51-70 1252 1.8 (0.06) 0.75 0.92 1.26 1.72 2.28 2.87 3.25
71+ 832 1.5 (0.05) 0.60 0.75 1.04 1.44 1.95 2.47 2.84
19+ 4650 1.8 (0.04) 0.73 0.90 1.23 1.69 2.24 2.82 3.21
Females 9-13 1112 1.1 (0.04) 0.44 0.54 0.74 1.02 1.36 1.73 1.96
14-18 1362 1.1 (0.04) 0.45 0.55 0.76 1.04 1.39 1.76 2.01
19-30 1324 1.4 (0.05) 0.62 0.75 1.00 1.34 1.75 2.17 2.45
31-50 1595 1.5 (0.04) 0.67 0.81 1.07 1.42 1.84 2.28 2.56
51-70 1284 1.6 (0.04) 0.71 0.85 1.13 1.49 1.92 2.37 2.67
71+ 860 1.4 (0.05) 0.63 0.76 1.01 1.35 1.76 2.18 2.46
19+ 5063 1.5 (0.03) 0.66 0.80 1.06 1.41 1.83 2.27 2.56
All Persons 1+ 17888 1.5 (0.02) 0.53 0.67 0.96 1.37 1.88 2.42 2.80
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 A16.
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.

Table A16. Total vegetables, excluding 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 0.3 (0.02) 0.3 (0.02) 0.5 (0.01) 0.7 (0.02) 0.9 (0.03) 1.1 (0.05) 1.3 (0.07)
4-8 0.4 (0.04) 0.5 (0.04) 0.6 (0.03) 0.9 (0.03) 1.1 (0.04) 1.4 (0.06) 1.6 (0.07)
Males 9-13 0.4 (0.05) 0.5 (0.06) 0.8 (0.06) 1.1 (0.06) 1.5 (0.07) 2.0 (0.08) 2.3 (0.09)
14-18 0.5 (0.05) 0.7 (0.06) 0.9 (0.06) 1.3 (0.08) 1.8 (0.10) 2.3 (0.13) 2.6 (0.15)
19-30 0.7 (0.05) 0.9 (0.05) 1.2 (0.05) 1.6 (0.05) 2.2 (0.07) 2.7 (0.10) 3.1 (0.13)
31-50 0.8 (0.06) 1.0 (0.06) 1.3 (0.06) 1.8 (0.05) 2.3 (0.06) 2.9 (0.09) 3.3 (0.12)
51-70 0.8 (0.05) 0.9 (0.05) 1.3 (0.05) 1.7 (0.05) 2.3 (0.08) 2.9 (0.11) 3.3 (0.14)
71+ 0.6 (0.06) 0.7 (0.06) 1.0 (0.06) 1.4 (0.06) 1.9 (0.07) 2.5 (0.09) 2.8 (0.12)
19+ 0.7 (0.05) 0.9 (0.05) 1.2 (0.04) 1.7 (0.04) 2.2 (0.05) 2.8 (0.08) 3.2 (0.11)
Females 9-13 0.4 (0.03) 0.5 (0.03) 0.7 (0.03) 1.0 (0.04) 1.4 (0.05) 1.7 (0.08) 2.0 (0.09)
14-18 0.4 (0.04) 0.6 (0.04) 0.8 (0.04) 1.0 (0.04) 1.4 (0.05) 1.8 (0.07) 2.0 (0.08)
19-30 0.6 (0.05) 0.8 (0.05) 1.0 (0.05) 1.3 (0.05) 1.8 (0.06) 2.2 (0.08) 2.5 (0.10)
31-50 0.7 (0.05) 0.8 (0.05) 1.1 (0.04) 1.4 (0.04) 1.8 (0.05) 2.3 (0.07) 2.6 (0.09)
51-70 0.7 (0.05) 0.9 (0.05) 1.1 (0.04) 1.5 (0.04) 1.9 (0.06) 2.4 (0.08) 2.7 (0.11)
71+ 0.6 (0.04) 0.8 (0.04) 1.0 (0.04) 1.4 (0.05) 1.8 (0.07) 2.2 (0.10) 2.5 (0.12)
19+ 0.7 (0.04) 0.8 (0.04) 1.1 (0.03) 1.4 (0.03) 1.8 (0.04) 2.3 (0.06) 2.6 (0.09)
All 1+ 0.5 (0.02) 0.7 (0.02) 1.0 (0.02) 1.4 (0.02) 1.9 (0.03) 2.4 (0.05) 2.8 (0.07)
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 Total Vegetables, Excluding Cooked Dry Beans & Peas. Epidemiology Research Program Web site. National Cancer Institute. http://epi.grants.cancer.gov/diet/usualintakes/pop/2001-04/veg_nopeabean.html. Updated June 2, 2015. Accessed August 4, 2015.

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