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TABLE E-9 Mean and Percentiles for Usual Intake of Zinc (mg/day) from Food, Total Diet Study (1991–1997)

Sex/Age Categorya

Number of Persons Examined

Mean

Percentile

1st

5th

Both sexes, 0 to 6 mo

204

6.00

0.00

0.10

Standard error

 

0.22

0.05

0.10

Both sexes, 7 to 12 mo

139

6.30

0.21

0.76

Standard error

 

0.22

0.00

0.26

Both sexes, 1 to 3 y

1,908

7.29

1.53

2.70

Standard error

 

0.08

0.18

0.07

Both sexes, 4 to 8 y

1,711

9.14

2.31

3.45

Standard error

 

0.10

0.14

0.07

M 9 to 13 y

574

12.46

3.22

4.80

Standard error

 

0.24

0.24

0.15

M 14 to 18 y

474

15.08

2.71

4.97

Standard error

 

0.38

0.44

0.18

M 19 to 30 y

920

14.64

2.18

4.09

Standard error

 

0.33

0.27

0.11

M 31 to 50 y

1,805

13.38

2.21

4.24

Standard error

 

0.16

0.23

0.08

M 51 to 70 y

1,680

11.78

1.53

3.60

Standard error

 

0.15

0.22

0.09

M 71+ y

722

9.56

1.45

2.79

Standard error

 

0.17

0.26

0.12

F 9 to 13 y

586

9.65

2.04

3.24

Standard error

 

0.19

0.19

0.14

F 14 to 18 y

455

9.47

1.33

2.58

Standard error

 

0.24

0.22

0.15

F 19 to 30 y

880

9.33

1.50

2.90

Standard error

 

0.17

0.24

0.11

F 31 to 50 y

1,733

8.51

1.24

2.49

Standard error

 

0.11

0.17

0.07

F 51 to 70 y

1,605

7.93

1.32

2.37

Standard error

 

0.10

0.15

0.08

F 71+ y

669

7.34

1.29

2.20

Standard error

 

0.15

0.21

0.10

F Pregnant

81

11.09

2.16

4.23

Standard error

 

0.52

0.00

0.61

F Lactating

44

12.79

0.00

4.59

Standard error

 

0.97

0.00

0.34

All Individuals

15,941

10.00

1.25

2.84

Standard error

 

0.05

0.06

0.03

All Indiv (+P/L)

16,065

10.01

1.26

2.85

Standard error

 

0.05

0.06

0.03

a M = male, F = female, P/L = pregnant and lactating.

SOURCE: Health Technomics, Inc., 2000.



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