Recommended Amounts of Beans and peas (legumes)

Table B5. Beans and peas (legumes): 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 0.06 (0.01) 74.4 (5.18) 0.00 (0.00) 25.6 (5.18)
4-8 1001 0.06 (0.01) 73.2 (4.07) 21.7 (3.62) 5.09 (1.00)
9-13 850 0.07 (0.01) 86.6 (2.12) 11.1 (1.59) 2.29 (0.64)
14-18 808 0.08 (0.01) 91.6 (1.56) 6.47 (1.06) 1.94 (0.57)
19-30 1,113 0.13 (0.01) 88.6 (1.91) 6.07 (0.89) 5.31 (1.10)
31-50 1,825 0.15 (0.01) 86.2 (1.49) 7.23 (0.72) 6.62 (0.91)
51-70 1,773 0.12 (0.01) 84.3 (1.57) 9.92 (1.09) 5.81 (0.72)
71+ 912 0.11 (0.01) 86.0 (1.82) 9.09 (0.90) 4.92 (1.08)
19+ 5,623 0.13 (0.01) 86.2 (0.90) 7.91 (0.58) 5.93 (0.58)
Females 1-3 715 0.05 (0.01) 78.2 (4.00) 0.00 (0.00) 21.8 (4.00)
4-8 894 0.05 (0.01) 76.7 (4.86) 19.4 (3.95) 3.91 (1.34)
9-13 867 0.07 (0.01) 68.6 (4.38) 28.9 (3.87) 2.50 (0.80)
14-18 727 0.06 (0.01) 96.1 (1.61) 2.31 (0.76) 1.64 (0.87)
19-30 1,160 0.08 (0.01) 92.8 (1.58) 4.02 (0.71) 3.22 (0.97)
31-50 1,994 0.10 (0.01) 87.7 (1.96) 6.50 (0.96) 5.83 (1.15)
51-70 1,740 0.09 (0.01) 80.4 (2.97) 15.9 (2.28) 3.76 (1.05)
71+ 964 0.07 (0.01) 86.7 (2.36) 11.0 (1.60) 2.23 (0.92)
19+ 5,858 0.09 (0.00) 86.5 (1.40) 9.25 (0.93) 4.22 (0.77)
All 1+ 18,117 0.10 (0.00) 85.1 (0.88) 9.52 (0.59) 5.37 (0.52)

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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