Recommended Amounts of Whole grains

Table B9. Whole grains: 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 0.60 (0.03) 97.7 (1.16) 2.27 (1.10) 0.06 (0.06)
4-8 1001 0.65 (0.03) 99.0 (0.54) 0.94 (0.51) 0.03 (0.03)
9-13 850 0.74 (0.04) 99.3 (0.17) 0.65 (0.15) 0.05 (0.03)
14-18 808 0.75 (0.04) 98.9 (0.29) 1.08 (0.27) 0.03 (0.02)
19-30 1,113 0.72 (0.05) 99.7 (0.11) 0.20 (0.08) 0.07 (0.03)
31-50 1,825 0.91 (0.05) 98.6 (0.37) 1.23 (0.32) 0.13 (0.07)
51-70 1,773 1.05 (0.06) 96.6 (0.64) 3.29 (0.60) 0.16 (0.05)
71+ 912 1.09 (0.05) 97.2 (0.59) 2.69 (0.55) 0.11 (0.04)
19+ 5,623 0.93 (0.04) 98.2 (0.32) 1.72 (0.29) 0.12 (0.05)
Females 1-3 715 0.50 (0.03) 99.1 (0.62) 0.93 (0.59) 0.01 (0.02)
4-8 894 0.54 (0.02) 99.7 (0.23) 0.30 (0.21) 0.01 (0.02)
9-13 867 0.58 (0.03) 99.5 (0.22) 0.48 (0.20) 0.05 (0.04)
14-18 727 0.53 (0.05) 99.9 (0.12) 0.11 (0.10) 0.02 (0.02)
19-30 1,160 0.59 (0.03) 99.7 (0.16) 0.32 (0.13) 0.03 (0.03)
31-50 1,994 0.76 (0.03) 99.4 (0.22) 0.38 (0.13) 0.23 (0.09)
51-70 1,740 0.90 (0.04) 99.1 (0.29) 0.59 (0.17) 0.30 (0.12)
71+ 964 0.93 (0.03) 99.1 (0.31) 0.60 (0.17) 0.32 (0.15)
19+ 5,858 0.79 (0.02) 99.3 (0.22) 0.45 (0.14) 0.22 (0.09)
All 1+ 18,117 0.79 (0.02) 98.9 (0.18) 0.98 (0.16) 0.14 (0.04)

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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