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TABLE J-2 Results of Different Methods Used to Calculate Target Median Intakes (TMI), by Age-Grade Group

Nutrient

K–Grade 5

6–10 y

Grades 6–8

11–13 y

Grades 9–12

14–18 y

Protein (g/d)*

 

 

 

Average TMI

47.2

84.9

88.4

Highest TMI

48.6

95.1

89.1

Nutrient Density TMI

47.4

100.6

101.6

Vitamin A (μg RAE/d)

 

 

 

Average TMI

601

737

867

Highest TMI

621

761

985

Nutrient Density TMI

601

753

867

Vitamin C (mg/d)

 

 

 

Average TMI

74

88

112

Highest TMI

76

88

120

Nutrient Density TMI

74

93

121

Vitamin E (mg αT/d)

 

 

 

Average TMI

8.7

11.6

14.9

Highest TMI

9.0

11.8

15.0

Nutrient Density TMI

9.3

12.5

17.0

Thiamin (mg/d)

 

 

 

Average TMI

1.15

1.30

1.65

Highest TMI

1.20

1.40

1.80

Nutrient Density TMI

1.16

1.48

1.74

Riboflavin (mg/d)

 

 

 

Average TMI

1.45

1.75

2.05

Highest TMI

1.50

1.80

2.30

Nutrient Density TMI

1.45

1.90

2.08

Niacin (mg/d)

 

 

 

Average TMI

14.0

17.1

20.3

Highest TMI

14.2

17.8

21.0

Nutrient Density TMI

14.7

18.8

22.7

Vitamin B6 (mg/d)

 

 

 

Average TMI

1.15

1.55

1.75

Highest TMI

1.20

1.60

1.80

Nutrient Density TMI

1.24

1.69

1.97

Folate (μg DFE/d)

 

 

 

Average TMI

425

487

585

Highest TMI

439

499

616

Nutrient Density TMI

425

528

640

Vitamin B12 (μg /d)

 

 

 

Average TMI

3.6

3.8

4.8

Highest TMI

3.8

4.0

5.1

Nutrient Density TMI

3.7

4.2

5.1

Iron (mg/d)

 

 

 

Average TMI

10.5

13.4

15.5

Highest TMI

10.9

15.5

15.9

Nutrient Density TMI

10.5

16.4

18.4



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