Recommended Amounts of Oils

Table B16. Oils: 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 11.3 (0.36) 81.5 (2.93) 8.34 (0.74) 10.2 (2.37)
4-8 1001 16.2 (0.52) 59.4 (3.73) 36.6 (2.69) 4.03 (1.52)
9-13 850 19.1 (0.55) 68.0 (2.42) 26.3 (1.78) 5.64 (1.03)
14-18 808 21.8 (0.85) 74.6 (2.85) 24.7 (2.69) 0.74 (0.25)
19-30 1,113 24.2 (0.83) 77.7 (2.50) 18.4 (1.83) 3.94 (0.89)
31-50 1,825 26.2 (0.52) 65.4 (1.84) 28.5 (1.46) 6.10 (0.93)
51-70 1,773 24.6 (0.57) 64.1 (2.15) 22.9 (1.38) 13.0 (1.42)
71+ 912 19.9 (0.59) 81.2 (2.25) 14.0 (1.19) 4.83 (1.17)
19+ 5,623 24.7 (0.40) 69.3 (1.38) 23.2 (1.05) 7.50 (0.91)
Females 1-3 715 10.4 (0.26) 87.1 (1.80) 6.14 (0.48) 6.81 (1.46)
4-8 894 15.0 (0.44) 68.3 (3.13) 25.9 (2.10) 5.85 (1.68)
9-13 867 17.6 (0.66) 52.0 (3.81) 41.3 (2.85) 6.77 (1.49)
14-18 727 18.5 (0.89) 79.4 (3.46) 14.7 (2.12) 5.96 (1.45)
19-30 1,160 19.0 (0.69) 77.0 (2.65) 16.0 (1.65) 7.01 (1.19)
31-50 1,994 18.8 (0.35) 77.9 (1.68) 12.5 (0.58) 9.57 (1.30)
51-70 1,740 19.8 (0.43) 65.8 (2.11) 22.4 (1.13) 11.8 (1.53)
71+ 964 16.5 (0.37) 80.8 (1.80) 14.1 (0.95) 5.14 (0.98)
19+ 5,858 18.9 (0.30) 74.5 (1.35) 16.3 (0.70) 9.14 (1.06)
All 1+ 18,117 20.5 (0.23) 71.5 (0.96) 20.9 (0.58) 7.62 (0.68)

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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