TABLE B-7 Estimated Average Daily Water Ingestion (mL/day) from All Sources During 1994-1996 by Consumers of Water

Population

Mean

50th Percentile

90th Percentile

95th Percentile

99th Percentile

Sample Size

Population

All consumers

1,241

1,045

2,345

2,922

4,808

15,172

259,972,235

<0.5 year

544

545

947

1,078

1,365

156

1,507,727

0.5-0.9 year

580

563

1,130

1,273

1,672

154

1,732,993

1-3 years

422

351

807

993

1,393

1,814

12,143,483

4-6 years

548

468

1,019

1,268

2,031

1,193

12,438,322

7-10 years

608

514

1,131

1,425

2,172

937

15,248,676

11-14 years

815

651

1,625

1,962

3,033

812

15,504,627

15-19 years

1,006

776

1,897

2,414

4,027

814

17,697,092

20-24 years

1,283

1,013

2,508

3,632

5,801

678

18,544,787

25-54 years

1,486

1,273

2,638

3,337

5,259

4,906

113,011,204

55-64 years

1,532

1,378

2,557

2,999

4,395

1,541

21,145,387

≥65 years

1,453

1,345

2,324

2,708

3,750

2,167

30,997,937

Males (all)

1,300

1,070

2,483

3,149

5,212

7,689

126,998,276

<1 year

549

538

1,121

1,278

1,567

151

1,560,310

1-10 years

536

451

1,024

1,254

1,817

1,993

20,495,833

11-19 years

1,001

761

1,898

2,434

4,011

809

16,887,932

≥ 20 years

1,549

1,331

2,740

3,524

5,526

4,736

88,054,201

Females (all)

1,185

1,021

2,221

2,703

4,252

7,483

132,973,959

<1 year

577

559

950

1,131

1,654

159

1,680,410

1-10 years

528

445

993

1,226

2,035

1,951

19,334,648

11-19 years

830

664

1,652

1,955

3,083

817

16,313,787

≥20 years

1,389

1,221

2,416

2,928

4,512

4,556

95,645,114

Lactating women

1,806

1,498

3,021

3,767

4,024

41

1,171,868

Pregnant women

1,318

1,228

2,339

2,674

3,557

70

1,751,888

Women aged 15-44 years

1,265

1,065

2,366

2,952

4,821

2,314

58,549,659

SOURCE: EPA 2000a.



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