Recommended Amounts of Refined grains

Table B10. Refined 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 3.50 (0.10) 2.49 (0.71) 18.3 (2.15) 79.3 (2.73)
4-8 1001 5.38 (0.11) 0.36 (0.14) 4.09 (0.84) 95.6 (0.97)
9-13 850 6.63 (0.17) 0.44 (0.15) 17.3 (1.78) 82.3 (1.89)
14-18 808 7.48 (0.22) 1.41 (0.50) 14.0 (2.22) 84.6 (2.68)
19-30 1,113 7.31 (0.13) 6.81 (0.94) 10.4 (0.60) 82.8 (1.41)
31-50 1,825 6.85 (0.18) 5.33 (1.32) 17.0 (1.70) 77.6 (2.95)
51-70 1,773 5.79 (0.11) 7.29 (1.34) 31.7 (1.26) 61.0 (2.29)
71+ 912 4.98 (0.11) 14.5 (1.66) 40.4 (1.48) 45.1 (2.23)
19+ 5,623 6.48 (0.10) 7.09 (1.12) 21.9 (0.90) 71.0 (1.86)
Females 1-3 715 3.24 (0.10) 4.21 (1.15) 23.7 (2.25) 72.1 (3.22)
4-8 894 5.04 (0.10) 0.60 (0.26) 6.21 (1.17) 93.2 (1.42)
9-13 867 5.95 (0.18) 1.15 (0.38) 6.16 (1.21) 92.7 (1.57)
14-18 727 5.53 (0.15) 5.69 (1.43) 14.2 (1.56) 80.1 (2.92)
19-30 1,160 5.29 (0.13) 7.54 (1.60) 16.6 (1.28) 75.9 (2.75)
31-50 1,994 4.75 (0.08) 13.3 (1.40) 9.96 (0.41) 76.8 (1.55)
51-70 1,740 4.16 (0.10) 5.15 (0.89) 31.0 (1.89) 63.8 (2.38)
71+ 964 4.01 (0.10) 6.10 (1.00) 33.8 (1.91) 60.2 (2.43)
19+ 5,858 4.61 (0.06) 8.78 (1.05) 20.4 (0.80) 70.8 (1.26)
All 1+ 18,117 5.52 (0.06) 6.47 (0.56) 18.9 (0.62) 74.7 (0.96)

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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