Usual Intake of Added sugars

Table A40. Added sugars: Means, percentiles and standard errors of usual intake, 2007-2010
  Age (Years) N1 teaspoons3
Mean (SE)2 5% (SE) 10% (SE) 25% (SE) 50% (SE) 75% (SE) 90% (SE) 95% (SE)
Males 1-3 774 9.4 (0.31) 3.1 (0.17) 4.1 (0.19) 5.9 (0.24) 8.6 (0.29) 12.0 (0.39) 15.7 (0.51) 18.2 (0.62)
4-8 1001 15.7 (0.56) 6.5 (0.31) 7.9 (0.34) 10.9 (0.41) 14.8 (0.53) 19.6 (0.70) 24.6 (0.91) 28.1 (1.07)
9-13 850 21.5 (0.46) 5.9 (0.30) 8.0 (0.31) 12.5 (0.36) 19.3 (0.43) 27.9 (0.62) 37.9 (0.91) 44.8 (1.19)
14-18 808 24.6 (0.74) 7.3 (0.39) 9.7 (0.43) 14.7 (0.53) 22.2 (0.69) 31.9 (0.95) 42.8 (1.36) 50.2 (1.73)
19-30 1,113 23.5 (0.79) 6.8 (0.45) 9.1 (0.51) 14.0 (0.61) 21.2 (0.77) 30.5 (1.00) 40.9 (1.32) 48.0 (1.59)
31-50 1,825 20.5 (0.61) 5.6 (0.28) 7.5 (0.31) 11.8 (0.40) 18.2 (0.55) 26.8 (0.83) 36.4 (1.18) 43.3 (1.45)
51-70 1,773 16.5 (0.56) 3.9 (0.24) 5.4 (0.28) 8.9 (0.36) 14.4 (0.50) 21.8 (0.74) 30.3 (1.08) 36.2 (1.32)
71+ 912 14.0 (0.32) 2.9 (0.19) 4.3 (0.22) 7.3 (0.27) 12.0 (0.31) 18.5 (0.42) 26.1 (0.61) 31.6 (0.79)
19+ 5,623 19.4 (0.48) 4.7 (0.21) 6.6 (0.24) 10.7 (0.30) 17.1 (0.42) 25.7 (0.67) 35.4 (1.01) 42.2 (1.26)
Females 1-3 715 8.4 (0.27) 2.7 (0.17) 3.5 (0.20) 5.2 (0.23) 7.7 (0.28) 10.8 (0.33) 14.3 (0.41) 16.7 (0.45)
4-8 894 14.3 (0.37) 5.7 (0.27) 7.1 (0.30) 9.7 (0.33) 13.4 (0.37) 17.9 (0.44) 22.6 (0.57) 25.9 (0.68)
9-13 867 17.8 (0.44) 6.0 (0.29) 7.7 (0.31) 11.2 (0.35) 16.3 (0.42) 22.7 (0.55) 29.8 (0.77) 34.7 (0.96)
14-18 727 17.5 (0.54) 5.8 (0.34) 7.5 (0.37) 10.9 (0.43) 16.0 (0.52) 22.4 (0.65) 29.5 (0.90) 34.3 (1.10)
19-30 1,160 16.7 (0.61) 5.4 (0.30) 7.0 (0.36) 10.4 (0.44) 15.2 (0.57) 21.4 (0.77) 28.3 (1.03) 33.1 (1.22)
31-50 1,994 15.1 (0.43) 4.6 (0.24) 6.1 (0.26) 9.2 (0.30) 13.7 (0.39) 19.5 (0.56) 25.9 (0.79) 30.4 (0.95)
51-70 1,740 12.5 (0.28) 3.5 (0.18) 4.7 (0.19) 7.3 (0.22) 11.1 (0.27) 16.2 (0.38) 22.0 (0.54) 26.0 (0.69)
71+ 964 10.9 (0.31) 2.8 (0.17) 3.8 (0.19) 6.1 (0.22) 9.6 (0.28) 14.2 (0.40) 19.5 (0.57) 23.4 (0.73)
19+ 5,858 14.2 (0.30) 4.0 (0.17) 5.3 (0.18) 8.3 (0.20) 12.7 (0.26) 18.4 (0.42) 24.9 (0.65) 29.4 (0.82)
All 1+ 18,117 16.8 (0.28) 4.4 (0.13) 5.9 (0.14) 9.3 (0.17) 14.5 (0.23) 21.7 (0.37) 30.4 (0.62) 36.7 (0.83)

1: Number of persons in sample.
2: Standard errors (df=32).
3: One teaspoon of added sugars = the same amount of total sugars as 1 teaspoon (4 g) of table sugar (sucrose).

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