TABLE F-2 Serum Vitamin E (µg/dL) of Persons Aged 4 Years and Older: Mean and Selected Percentiles, United States, NHANES III, 1988–1994

Sexa and Age, y

Number of Persons Examined

Selected Percentiles

Mean

1st

5th

Both sexes, 4–8

2,835

814

542

611

Standard error

 

7.3

12.0

8.9

M, 9–13

1,072

790

507

571

Standard error

 

7.9

8.0

6.1

M, 14–18

816

739

459

522

Standard error

 

9.1

12.9

7.3

M, 19–30

1,782

894

498

594

Standard error

 

10.3

17.5

10.0

M, 31–50

2,391

1,128

563

675

Standard error

 

13.9

11.0

9.0

M, 51–70

1,895

1,294

567

739

Standard error

 

18.2

29.1

52.4

M, 71+

1,193

1,303

609

724

Standard error

 

30.9

20.6

10.7

F, 9–13

1,094

795

487

563

Standard error

 

11.3

10.3

8.0

F, 14–18

937

810

481

548

Standard error

 

10.5

20.8

15.0

F, 19–30

2,028

932

524

618

Standard error

 

9.5

11.4

7.9

F, 31–50

2,839

1,074

589

686

Standard error

 

10.3

8.14

6.4

F, 51–70

1,957

1,424

625

793

Standard error

 

25.7

32.3

24.6

F, 71+

1,290

1,489

640

834

Standard error

 

19.2

74.6

37.4

All individuals

22,129

1,071

534

618

Standard error

 

6.6

16.1

6.5

a M = male, F = female.

SOURCE: Iowa State University Department of Statistics, 1999.



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