TABLE B-4 Estimated Average Daily Water Ingestion (mL/day) from Community Sources During 1994-1996, by People Who Consume Water from Community Sources

Population

Mean

50th Percentile

90th Percentile

95th Percentile

99th Percentile

Sample Size

Population

All consumers

1,000

785

2,069

2,600

4,273

14,012

242,641,675

<0.5 year

529

543

943

1,064

1,366

111

1,062,136

0.5-0.9 year

502

465

950

1,122

1,529

135

1,449,698

1-3 years

351

267

719

952

1,387

1,625

10,934,001

4-6 years

454

363

940

1,213

1,985

1,110

11,586,632

7-10 years

485

377

995

1,241

1,999

884

14,347,058

11-14 years

641

473

1,415

1,742

2,564

759

14,437,898

15-19 years

817

603

1,669

2,159

3,863

777

16,735,467

20-24 years

1,033

711

2,175

3,082

5,356

644

17,658,027

25-54 years

1,171

965

2,326

2,926

4,735

4,599

106,779,569

55-64 years

1,242

1,111

2,297

2,721

4,222

1,410

19,484,112

≥ 65 years

1,242

1,149

2,190

2,604

3,668

1,958

28,167,077

Males (all)

1,052

814

2,164

2,733

4,616

7,082

118,665,763

<1 year

462

441

881

1,121

1,281

118

1,191,526

1-10 years

444

355

934

1,155

1,731

1,812

18,847,070

11-19 years

828

595

1,673

2,058

3,984

768

15,923,625

≥ 20 years

1,242

1,038

2,387

3,016

4,939

4,384

82,703,542

Females (all)

951

747

2,005

2,482

3,863

6,930

123,975,912

<1 year

560

542

967

1,122

1,584

128

1,320,308

1-10 years

426

329

940

1,109

2,014

1,807

18,020,621

11-19 years

638

457

1,382

1,774

2,598

768

15,249,740

≥ 20 years

1,116

943

2,165

2,711

4,268

4,227

89,385,243

Lactating women

1,665

1,646

2,959

3,588

4,098

34

971,057

Pregnant women

872

553

1,844

2,588

3,448

65

1,645,565

Women aged 15-44 years

984

756

2,044

2,722

4,397

2,176

55,251,477

SOURCE: EPA 2000a.



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