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Usual Intake Percentiles (mg/d)

n

AI

UL

5th

10th

25th

Other Race or Ethnicity

 

 

 

 

 

 

2–3 yrs

63

1,000

1,500

1,550

1,676

1,903

4–8 yrs

106

1,200

1,900

1,745

1,914

2,229

9–13 yrs

109

1,500

2,200

2,073

2,262

2,610

14–18 yrs

105

1,500

2,300

1,381

1,735

2,429

19–30 yrs

106

1,500

2,300

2,598

2,853

3,316

31–50 yrs

143

1,500

2,300

1,710

2,000

2,562

51–70 yrs

94

1,300

2,300

2,108

2,331

2,744

> 70 yrs

33

1,200

2,300

≥ 19 yrs

376

 

2,300

1,941

2,212

2,717

All ages 2+ yrs

759

 

 

1,782

2,044

2,535

NOTE: AI = Adequate Intake; d = day; mg = milligram; n = unweighted sample size; SE = standard error; UL = Tolerable Upper Intake Level.

SOURCE: NHANES 2003–2006.



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