Usual Intake of Vegetables, Other Than Dark-green, Orange, Tomatoes, Cooked Dry Beans & Peas, & Starchy

Table 14 includes the mean, standard error of the mean, and percentiles of the distribution of intake; Appendix Table A14 provides percentile values (rounded) and their standard errors.

Table 14. Vegetables, other than dark-green, orange, tomatoes, cooked dry beans and peas, and starchy: 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 0.2 (0.01) 0.03 0.04 0.07 0.12 0.20 0.31 0.39
4-8 1701 0.2 (0.02) 0.04 0.06 0.10 0.17 0.27 0.40 0.50
Males 9-13 1061 0.3 (0.02) 0.09 0.12 0.18 0.26 0.37 0.49 0.58
14-18 1424 0.4 (0.02) 0.14 0.17 0.25 0.36 0.50 0.65 0.77
19-30 1100 0.6 (0.03) 0.22 0.27 0.37 0.52 0.69 0.89 1.02
31-50 1466 0.7 (0.02) 0.28 0.35 0.47 0.64 0.85 1.07 1.23
51-70 1252 0.6 (0.03) 0.26 0.32 0.44 0.60 0.80 1.01 1.16
71+ 832 0.5 (0.02) 0.20 0.25 0.35 0.50 0.67 0.86 0.99
19+ 4650 0.6 (0.02) 0.25 0.31 0.42 0.59 0.78 1.00 1.15
Females 9-13 1112 0.3 (0.01) 0.08 0.11 0.17 0.25 0.36 0.48 0.57
14-18 1362 0.3 (0.01) 0.11 0.14 0.20 0.30 0.43 0.58 0.68
19-30 1325 0.5 (0.02) 0.17 0.22 0.30 0.43 0.60 0.79 0.92
31-50 1595 0.6 (0.02) 0.22 0.27 0.38 0.53 0.73 0.94 1.10
51-70 1284 0.6 (0.02) 0.24 0.29 0.41 0.56 0.77 1.00 1.15
71+ 860 0.5 (0.03) 0.20 0.25 0.35 0.49 0.67 0.88 1.02
19+ 5064 0.6 (0.01) 0.21 0.26 0.36 0.51 0.70 0.92 1.07
All Persons 1+ 17889 0.5 (0.01) 0.11 0.16 0.29 0.46 0.67 0.90 1.05
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 A14.
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 A14. Vegetables, other than dark-green, orange, tomatoes, cooked dry beans and peas, and starchy: 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 (0.01) 0.0 (0.01) 0.1 (0.01) 0.1 (0.01) 0.2 (0.02) 0.3 (0.03) 0.4 (0.04)
4-8 0.0 (0.01) 0.1 (0.01) 0.1 (0.01) 0.2 (0.02) 0.3 (0.02) 0.4 (0.03) 0.5 (0.05)
Males 9-13 0.1 (0.02) 0.1 (0.02) 0.2 (0.02) 0.3 (0.02) 0.4 (0.03) 0.5 (0.03) 0.6 (0.04)
14-18 0.1 (0.02) 0.2 (0.02) 0.3 (0.02) 0.4 (0.02) 0.5 (0.03) 0.7 (0.04) 0.8 (0.05)
19-30 0.2 (0.03) 0.3 (0.03) 0.4 (0.03) 0.5 (0.03) 0.7 (0.03) 0.9 (0.05) 1.0 (0.07)
31-50 0.3 (0.03) 0.3 (0.03) 0.5 (0.03) 0.6 (0.03) 0.8 (0.03) 1.1 (0.05) 1.2 (0.07)
51-70 0.3 (0.02) 0.3 (0.03) 0.4 (0.03) 0.6 (0.02) 0.8 (0.03) 1.0 (0.06) 1.2 (0.08)
71+ 0.2 (0.02) 0.3 (0.03) 0.4 (0.03) 0.5 (0.02) 0.7 (0.03) 0.9 (0.04) 1.0 (0.06)
19+ 0.2 (0.02) 0.3 (0.03) 0.4 (0.02) 0.6 (0.02) 0.8 (0.02) 1.0 (0.05) 1.2 (0.06)
Females 9-13 0.1 (0.01) 0.1 (0.01) 0.2 (0.01) 0.2 (0.01) 0.4 (0.02) 0.5 (0.03) 0.6 (0.04)
14-18 0.1 (0.01) 0.1 (0.01) 0.2 (0.01) 0.3 (0.01) 0.4 (0.02) 0.6 (0.03) 0.7 (0.03)
19-30 0.2 (0.02) 0.2 (0.02) 0.3 (0.02) 0.4 (0.02) 0.6 (0.03) 0.8 (0.04) 0.9 (0.04)
31-50 0.2 (0.02) 0.3 (0.02) 0.4 (0.02) 0.5 (0.02) 0.7 (0.02) 0.9 (0.04) 1.1 (0.05)
51-70 0.2 (0.02) 0.3 (0.02) 0.4 (0.02) 0.6 (0.02) 0.8 (0.03) 1.0 (0.04) 1.2 (0.05)
71+ 0.2 (0.02) 0.2 (0.02) 0.3 (0.02) 0.5 (0.03) 0.7 (0.04) 0.9 (0.05) 1.0 (0.06)
19+ 0.2 (0.01) 0.3 (0.01) 0.4 (0.01) 0.5 (0.01) 0.7 (0.02) 0.9 (0.03) 1.1 (0.04)
All 1+ 0.1 (0.01) 0.2 (0.01) 0.3 (0.01) 0.5 (0.01) 0.7 (0.01) 0.9 (0.02) 1.1 (0.04)
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.

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Usual Intake of Vegetables, Other Than Dark-green, Orange, Tomatoes, Cooked Dry Beans & Peas, & Starchy. Epidemiology Research Program Web site. National Cancer Institute. http://epi.grants.cancer.gov/diet/usualintakes/pop/2001-04/veg_other.html. Updated June 2, 2015. Accessed August 27, 2015.

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