Recommended Amounts of Energy from Solid Fats and Added Sugars (SoFAS)

Table B17. Energy from Solid Fats and Added Sugars (SoFAS): 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 1-3 774 402 (9.35) 0.15 (0.10) 0.22 (0.11) 99.6 (0.21)
4-8 1001 556 (14.4) 0.00 (0.00) 1.43 (0.48) 98.6 (0.48)
9-13 850 692 (15.3) 0.21 (0.05) 11.1 (0.83) 88.7 (0.88)
14-18 808 807 (20.1) 1.50 (0.22) 26.9 (1.77) 71.6 (1.95)
19-30 1,113 769 (20.0) 5.06 (0.77) 10.8 (0.85) 84.2 (1.58)
31-50 1,825 746 (18.0) 2.60 (0.40) 14.8 (1.29) 82.6 (1.67)
51-70 1,773 637 (14.9) 5.41 (0.61) 14.4 (0.95) 80.2 (1.51)
71+ 912 530 (12.4) 11.5 (1.21) 21.3 (0.91) 67.2 (2.02)
19+ 5,623 700 (13.3) 4.81 (0.49) 14.3 (0.85) 80.9 (1.28)
Females 1-3 715 369 (7.67) 0.39 (0.18) 0.42 (0.18) 99.2 (0.36)
4-8 894 514 (10.0) 0.01 (0.01) 0.07 (0.04) 99.9 (0.05)
9-13 867 607 (14.7) 0.09 (0.04) 3.82 (0.82) 96.1 (0.86)
14-18 727 573 (14.9) 0.73 (0.21) 11.6 (1.38) 87.7 (1.57)
19-30 1,160 556 (15.6) 0.80 (0.23) 13.2 (1.50) 86.0 (1.71)
31-50 1,994 528 (10.5) 1.16 (0.23) 7.32 (0.68) 91.5 (0.90)
51-70 1,740 472 (9.35) 0.74 (0.18) 12.7 (1.12) 86.6 (1.28)
71+ 964 413 (9.85) 1.74 (0.35) 19.8 (1.44) 78.5 (1.74)
19+ 5,858 504 (8.07) 1.03 (0.21) 11.7 (0.80) 87.3 (0.99)
All 1+ 18,117 594 (8.07) 2.23 (0.23) 11.7 (0.59) 86.1 (0.79)

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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