Recommended Amounts of Nuts, seeds, and soy

Table B14. Nuts, seeds, and soy: 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 0.29 (0.04) 35.7 (6.36) 43.9 (4.10) 20.4 (4.41)
4-8 1001 0.41 (0.04) 48.3 (5.16) 28.6 (3.23) 23.1 (3.68)
9-13 850 0.50 (0.05) 72.5 (2.88) 5.57 (0.49) 21.9 (2.59)
14-18 808 0.46 (0.07) 74.7 (3.92) 5.35 (0.52) 19.9 (3.58)
19-30 1,113 0.63 (0.06) 72.1 (2.83) 0.00 (0.00) 27.9 (2.83)
31-50 1,825 0.87 (0.07) 55.0 (2.69) 6.69 (0.41) 38.3 (2.53)
51-70 1,773 0.96 (0.05) 50.2 (3.16) 6.93 (0.39) 42.8 (2.88)
71+ 912 0.72 (0.08) 60.0 (3.87) 6.64 (0.43) 33.3 (3.71)
19+ 5,623 0.82 (0.04) 58.0 (2.21) 5.21 (0.33) 36.8 (2.02)
Females 1-3 715 0.26 (0.03) 39.9 (6.63) 42.9 (4.55) 17.3 (4.04)
4-8 894 0.36 (0.05) 54.0 (6.35) 27.3 (3.72) 18.7 (4.10)
9-13 867 0.38 (0.03) 72.3 (2.45) 7.08 (0.48) 20.7 (2.09)
14-18 727 0.40 (0.05) 78.4 (3.24) 4.56 (0.67) 17.0 (2.63)
19-30 1,160 0.43 (0.05) 77.0 (3.36) 4.84 (0.48) 18.2 (2.92)
31-50 1,994 0.68 (0.04) 63.1 (2.15) 0.00 (0.00) 36.9 (2.15)
51-70 1,740 0.77 (0.04) 57.8 (2.12) 0.00 (0.00) 42.2 (2.12)
71+ 964 0.53 (0.03) 69.8 (2.16) 0.00 (0.00) 30.2 (2.16)
19+ 5,858 0.63 (0.03) 65.4 (1.91) 1.06 (0.13) 33.6 (1.81)
All 1+ 18,117 0.64 (0.02) 61.9 (1.50) 6.79 (0.44) 31.3 (1.31)

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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