TABLE B-8 Estimated Average Daily Water Ingestion (mL/kg of Body Weight per 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

17

13

33

44

79

13,593

236,742,834

<0.5 year

88

85

169

204

240

106

1,034,566

0.5-0.9 year

56

52

116

127

170

128

1,405,128

1-3 years

26

20

53

68

112

1,548

10,417,368

4-6 years

23

18

45

65

95

1,025

10,751,616

7-10 years

16

12

33

39

60

820

13,427,986

11-14 years

13

10

27

36

54

736

14,102,256

15-19 years

12

9

26

32

62

771

16,646,551

20-24 years

15

11

31

39

80

637

17,426,127

25-54 years

16

13

32

40

65

4,512

104,816,948

55-64 years

17

14

32

38

58

1,383

19,011,778

≥65 years

18

16

32

37

53

1,927

27,702,510

Males (all)

16

13

32

43

81

6,935

117,076,195

<1 year

66

60

139

175

235

115

1,180,289

1-10 years

21

16

43

55

87

1,705

17,865,064

11-19 years

14

10

27

38

67

755

15,717,364

≥ 20 years

15

13

30

38

62

4,360

82,313,478

Females (all)

17

14

35

45

77

6,658

119,666,639

<1 year

72

69

139

169

203

119

1,259,405

1-10 years

21

17

45

61

98

1,688

16,731,906

11-19 years

12

9

26

32

48

752

15,031,443

≥20 years

17

14

33

41

63

4,099

86,643,885

Lactating women

26

20

54

55

57

33

940,375

Pregnant women

14

9

 

43

47

65

1,645,565

Women aged 15-44 years

15

12

32

39

66

2,126

54,000,618

SOURCE: EPA 2000a.



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