TABLE B-9 Estimated Average Daily Water Ingestion (mL/kg of Body Weight per 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

21

17

38

50

87

14,726

253,667,688

<0.5 year

92

87

169

196

239

149

1,465,837

0.5-0.9 year

65

58

120

164

185

147

1,688,423

1-3 years

31

26

60

74

118

1,732

11,603,245

4-6 years

27

23

51

68

97

1,103

11,556,872

7-10 years

20

17

36

44

70

873

14,329,604

11-14 years

16

14

33

40

60

786

15,116,291

15-19 years

15

12

29

38

66

806

17,564,502

20-24 years

18

14

34

44

86

668

18,224,524

25-54 years

20

17

37

46

69

4,813

110,938,819

55-64 years

20

18

35

42

59

1,513

20,646,201

≥65 years

21

19

34

39

54

2,136

30,533,370

Males (all)

20

16

38

49

86

7,532

125,266,552

<1 year

77

66

164

173

233

147

1,538,210

1-10 years

25

20

48

62

91

1,882

19,480,513

11-19 years

16

13

32

42

69

794

16,642,651

≥20 years

19

16

34

43

67

4,709

87,605,178

Females (all)

22

18

39

50

88

7,194

128,401,136

<1 year

79

72

158

170

200

149

1,616,050

1-10 years

26

21

50

66

104

1,826

18,009,208

11-19 years

15

13

29

36

56

798

16,038,142

≥20 years

21

18

37

45

69

4,421

92,737,736

Lactating women

28

25

53

57

70

40

1,141,186

Pregnant women

21

19

39

44

61

69

1,729,947

Women aged 15-44 years

20

16

36

46

77

2,258

57,164,907

SOURCE: EPA 2000a.



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