Recommended Amounts of Total dairy

Table B15. Total dairy: 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 2.50 (0.07) 34.0 (2.62) 20.3 (0.70) 45.8 (2.79)
4-8 1001 2.21 (0.05) 65.5 (2.00) 15.5 (0.53) 19.0 (1.66)
9-13 850 2.44 (0.11) 72.0 (3.11) 0.00 (0.00) 28.0 (3.11)
14-18 808 2.53 (0.12) 69.6 (3.26) 0.00 (0.00) 30.4 (3.26)
19-30 1,113 1.88 (0.07) 85.9 (1.64) 0.00 (0.00) 14.2 (1.64)
31-50 1,825 1.85 (0.05) 86.7 (1.23) 0.00 (0.00) 13.3 (1.23)
51-70 1,773 1.66 (0.05) 90.4 (1.21) 0.00 (0.00) 9.64 (1.21)
71+ 912 1.57 (0.06) 92.3 (1.10) 0.00 (0.00) 7.75 (1.10)
19+ 5,623 1.78 (0.04) 88.1 (1.00) 0.00 (0.00) 11.9 (1.00)
Females 1-3 715 2.39 (0.07) 37.8 (2.64) 20.7 (0.60) 41.6 (2.69)
4-8 894 2.10 (0.05) 70.2 (2.10) 13.8 (0.56) 16.1 (1.67)
9-13 867 1.98 (0.06) 75.0 (2.28) 12.0 (0.82) 13.0 (1.63)
14-18 727 1.63 (0.07) 93.8 (1.34) 0.00 (0.00) 6.17 (1.34)
19-30 1,160 1.54 (0.06) 95.1 (0.92) 0.00 (0.00) 4.88 (0.92)
31-50 1,994 1.45 (0.04) 96.3 (0.59) 0.00 (0.00) 3.75 (0.59)
51-70 1,740 1.42 (0.04) 96.6 (0.68) 0.00 (0.00) 3.40 (0.68)
71+ 964 1.33 (0.03) 97.5 (0.46) 0.00 (0.00) 2.53 (0.46)
19+ 5,858 1.45 (0.03) 96.3 (0.54) 0.00 (0.00) 3.75 (0.54)
All 1+ 18,117 1.75 (0.03) 86.3 (0.55) 2.26 (0.06) 11.4 (0.55)

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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