## Usual Daily Intake of Eggs

Table 28 includes the mean, standard error of the mean, and percentiles of the distribution of intake; Appendix Table A28 provides percentile values (rounded) and their standard errors.

Age(years) N1 Cooked Lean Ounce Equivalents4 Mean (SE)2 5% 10% 25% 50% 75% 1515 0.3 (0.03) 0.07 0.10 0.14 0.23 0.35 0.53 0.67 1701 0.2 (0.03) 0.05 0.07 0.11 0.17 0.27 0.41 0.52 1061 0.3 (0.03) 0.02 0.04 0.08 0.17 0.35 0.63 0.90 1424 0.4 (0.03) 0.03 0.05 0.11 0.22 0.44 0.79 1.11 1100 0.4 (0.04) 0.04 0.06 0.13 0.26 0.51 0.91 1.25 1466 0.6 (0.03) 0.06 0.10 0.19 0.38 0.72 1.26 1.72 1252 0.6 (0.05) 0.07 0.10 0.20 0.39 0.75 1.28 1.75 832 0.6 (0.04) 0.07 0.10 0.20 0.39 0.75 1.28 1.75 4650 0.5 (0.02) 0.06 0.09 0.17 0.35 0.68 1.19 1.64 1112 0.2 (0.03) 0.03 0.05 0.08 0.16 0.30 0.49 0.65 1362 0.2 (0.02) 0.03 0.04 0.08 0.15 0.27 0.44 0.60 1325 0.3 (0.02) 0.05 0.07 0.12 0.22 0.40 0.64 0.84 1595 0.3 (0.03) 0.06 0.08 0.14 0.26 0.45 0.72 0.94 1284 0.4 (0.03) 0.08 0.11 0.19 0.33 0.56 0.88 1.14 860 0.3 (0.03) 0.06 0.08 0.15 0.26 0.45 0.71 0.92 5064 0.4 (0.02) 0.06 0.08 0.15 0.27 0.47 0.74 0.97 17889 0.4 (0.01) 0.05 0.07 0.14 0.26 0.49 0.85 1.18
1: Number of persons in sample.
2: Standard error of the mean (df=30).
3: Standard errors of the percentiles are presented in Appendix Table A28.
4: 1 ounce equivalent = 1 egg.

Age(years) Cooked Lean Ounce Equivalents2 5% (SE)1 10% (SE) 25% (SE) 50% (SE) 75% (SE) 0.1 (0.04) 0.1 (0.04) 0.1 (0.04) 0.2 (0.03) 0.4 (0.05) 0.5 (0.10) 0.7 (0.15) 0.1 (0.04) 0.1 (0.03) 0.1 (0.03) 0.2 (0.02) 0.3 (0.04) 0.4 (0.08) 0.5 (0.12) 0.0 (0.01) 0.0 (0.01) 0.1 (0.01) 0.2 (0.02) 0.3 (0.04) 0.6 (0.07) 0.9 (0.11) 0.0 (0.01) 0.1 (0.01) 0.1 (0.01) 0.2 (0.02) 0.4 (0.04) 0.8 (0.06) 1.1 (0.10) 0.0 (0.01) 0.1 (0.01) 0.1 (0.02) 0.3 (0.03) 0.5 (0.05) 0.9 (0.08) 1.3 (0.11) 0.1 (0.01) 0.1 (0.02) 0.2 (0.03) 0.4 (0.04) 0.7 (0.04) 1.3 (0.06) 1.7 (0.09) 0.1 (0.01) 0.1 (0.02) 0.2 (0.03) 0.4 (0.05) 0.7 (0.07) 1.3 (0.11) 1.8 (0.16) 0.1 (0.01) 0.1 (0.01) 0.2 (0.02) 0.4 (0.03) 0.7 (0.05) 1.3 (0.11) 1.7 (0.17) 0.1 (0.01) 0.1 (0.02) 0.2 (0.02) 0.4 (0.03) 0.7 (0.04) 1.2 (0.05) 1.6 (0.09) 0.0 (0.01) 0.0 (0.01) 0.1 (0.02) 0.2 (0.02) 0.3 (0.03) 0.5 (0.06) 0.7 (0.08) 0.0 (0.01) 0.0 (0.01) 0.1 (0.01) 0.1 (0.02) 0.3 (0.03) 0.4 (0.05) 0.6 (0.08) 0.0 (0.01) 0.1 (0.01) 0.1 (0.01) 0.2 (0.02) 0.4 (0.03) 0.6 (0.06) 0.8 (0.10) 0.1 (0.01) 0.1 (0.01) 0.1 (0.02) 0.3 (0.02) 0.5 (0.04) 0.7 (0.08) 0.9 (0.12) 0.1 (0.02) 0.1 (0.02) 0.2 (0.02) 0.3 (0.03) 0.6 (0.04) 0.9 (0.08) 1.1 (0.12) 0.1 (0.01) 0.1 (0.01) 0.1 (0.01) 0.3 (0.02) 0.5 (0.03) 0.7 (0.08) 0.9 (0.12) 0.1 (0.01) 0.1 (0.01) 0.1 (0.01) 0.3 (0.01) 0.5 (0.02) 0.7 (0.06) 1.0 (0.10) 0.0 (0.01) 0.1 (0.01) 0.1 (0.01) 0.3 (0.01) 0.5 (0.02) 0.9 (0.04) 1.2 (0.07)
1: Standard error of the percentile.
2: 1 ounce equivalent = 1 egg.

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Usual Daily Intake of Eggs. Epidemiology and Genomics Research Program website. National Cancer Institute. http://epi.grants.cancer.gov/diet/usualintakes/pop/2001-04/eggs.html. Updated November 15, 2016. Accessed January 21, 2018.