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Mean nutrient intake should not be used to assess nutrient adequacy.

This measure is not appropriate for food energy, given the correlation between intake and requirement.

This measure is not appropriate for nutrients for which an EAR has not been set.

This measure is not appropriate for nutrients for which a UL has not been set.

Conduct multiple regression analyses of nutrient intakes; compare regression-adjusted mean intake for the different subgroups.

Regression-adjusted mean nutrient intake should not be used to assess nutrient adequacy.

Statistical tests of significance can be used to determine whether the differences across subgroups in percentages less than the EAR are statistically significant.

This measure is not appropriate for food energy because of the correlation between intake and requirement.

This measure is not appropriate for nutrients for which an EAR has not been set.

Statistical tests of significance can be used to determine whether the differences across subgroups in percentages greater than the UL are statistically significant.

This measure is not appropriate for nutrients for which a UL has not been set.



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