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TABLE F-6 Usual Sodium (mg/d) Intake Distributions from Foods by Income Level for Persons 2 or More Years of Age

 

Usual Intake Percentiles

n

AI

UL

5th

10th

25th

Poverty: ≤ 130%

 

 

 

 

 

 

2–3 yrs

457

1,000

1,500

1,363

1,534

1,841

4–8 yrs

737

1,200

1,900

1,854

2,027

2,349

9–13 yrs

775

1,500

2,200

1,924

2,165

2,600

14–18 yrs

1,025

1,500

2,300

1,984

2,261

2,776

19–30 yrs

903

1,500

2,300

2,008

2,324

2,908

31–50 yrs

719

1,500

2,300

1,667

1,949

2,485

51–70 yrs

544

1,300

2,300

1,467

1,711

2,168

> 70 yrs

441

1,200

2,300

1,412

1,602

1,951

All ages 2+ yrs

5,601

 

 

1,677

1,938

2,430

Poverty: 131%–185%

 

 

 

 

 

 

2–3 yrs

108

1,000

1,500

1,402

1,555

1,834

4–8 yrs

217

1,200

1,900

1,797

1,963

2,280

9–13 yrs

278

1,500

2,200

2,192

2,400

2,778

14–18 yrs

313

1,500

2,300

1,901

2,185

2,736

19–30 yrs

324

1,500

2,300

2,010

2,277

2,770

31–50 yrs

325

1,500

2,300

1,763

2,085

2,686

51–70 yrs

247

1,300

2,300

1,811

2,062

2,513

> 70 yrs

277

1,200

2,300

1,558

1,726

2,042

All ages 2+ yrs

2,089

 

 

1,769

2,019

2,487

Poverty: > 185%

 

 

 

 

 

 

2–3 yrs

313

1,000

1,500

1,311

1,450

1,711

4–8 yrs

663

1,200

1,900

1,829

2,004

2,326

9–13 yrs

920

1,500

2,200

2,291

2,485

2,832

14–18 yrs

1,212

1,500

2,300

2,025

2,318

2,869

19–30 yrs

1,106

1,500

2,300

2,197

2,514

3,082

31–50 yrs

1,822

1,500

2,300

2,157

2,447

2,989

51–70 yrs

1,545

1,300

2,300

1,858

2,112

2,585

> 70 yrs

771

1,200

2,300

1,650

1,855

2,224

All ages 2+ yrs

8,352

 

 

1,933

2,202

2,707

NOTES: AI = Adequate Intake; d = day; mg = milligram; n = unweighted sample size; income level is defined as a percentage of the poverty line based on annual household income and household size; 130% is the income eligibility cutoff for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program and 185% is the income eligibility cutoff for free- and reduced-price school meals and WIC; SE = standard error; UL = Tolerable Upper Intake Level; WIC = Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children.

SOURCE: NHANES 2003–2006.



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