Recommended Amounts of Dark-green vegetables

Table B3. Dark-green vegetables: Estimated percentage of persons below, at, or above recommendation1
  Age (years) N Mean (SE) % with intake below recommendation (SE) % with intake meeting recommendation (SE) % with intake above recommendation (SE)
Males 1-3 774 0.04 (0.01) 86.1 (3.62) 10.1 (2.32) 3.83 (1.68)
4-8 1001 0.05 (0.01) 92.9 (2.23) 4.29 (1.10) 2.82 (1.26)
9-13 850 0.05 (0.01) 96.9 (1.22) 2.48 (0.93) 0.58 (0.32)
14-18 808 0.05 (0.01) 96.1 (1.58) 3.00 (1.10) 0.91 (0.50)
19-30 1,113 0.07 (0.01) 96.6 (1.34) 1.59 (0.52) 1.81 (0.84)
31-50 1,825 0.12 (0.01) 90.2 (2.11) 3.81 (0.63) 5.99 (1.56)
51-70 1,773 0.15 (0.01) 76.3 (2.72) 14.3 (1.25) 9.39 (1.94)
71+ 912 0.12 (0.01) 83.3 (2.24) 10.8 (1.09) 5.89 (1.44)
19+ 5,623 0.12 (0.01) 87.0 (1.64) 6.98 (0.56) 6.00 (1.26)
Females 1-3 715 0.03 (0.01) 86.4 (3.70) 10.0 (2.40) 3.57 (1.54)
4-8 894 0.05 (0.01) 93.5 (2.42) 3.86 (1.30) 2.69 (1.22)
9-13 867 0.05 (0.01) 93.6 (1.79) 5.53 (1.47) 0.83 (0.36)
14-18 727 0.07 (0.01) 94.2 (2.07) 3.26 (0.97) 2.56 (1.13)
19-30 1,160 0.11 (0.01) 86.8 (2.97) 6.71 (1.15) 6.48 (1.90)
31-50 1,994 0.14 (0.01) 79.4 (3.09) 9.34 (1.24) 11.3 (2.05)
51-70 1,740 0.19 (0.01) 65.9 (3.46) 13.0 (1.06) 21.2 (2.92)
71+ 964 0.13 (0.01) 80.7 (2.61) 9.18 (1.21) 10.1 (1.62)
19+ 5,858 0.15 (0.01) 77.2 (2.03) 9.82 (0.88) 13.0 (1.47)
All 1+ 18,117 0.11 (0.00) 84.7 (1.01) 7.54 (0.47) 7.76 (0.72)

1: Recommendations may vary based on sex, age, and activity levels. When the recommendation is a single value for a particular sex/age category, individuals are unlikely to meet the recommendation exactly. Therefore, values in the "meeting" column may be zero.

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