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TABLE I-8 Mean Daily Nutrient Intakes by Nova Scotian Men and Women

Gender and Age (y)

Thiamin (mg)

Riboflavin (mg)

Niacin (NE)

Folate (µg)

Males, 18–34

2.1

2.4

53.6

263.4

Males, 35–49

1.7

2.0

41.4

238.3

Males, 50–64

1.6

1.9

40.2

234.3

Males, 65–74

1.6

1.8

36.3

243.0

Females, 18–34

1.2

1.5

29.0

161.7

Females, 35–49

1.1

1.4

28.9

175.7

Females, 50–64

1.1

1.4

27.9

188.9

Females, 65–74

1.1

1.2

25.3

182.2

NOTE: Tabulations are based on a total of 3,204 recalls, which includes initial 24-h recalls from 2,212 respondents and 992 replicate recalls. Intakes are based on nutrient levels derived from food sources only and do not include supplements. Intakes were calculated from the 24-h recall data by using estimated conversion factors for the reported foods and quantities consumed.

SOURCE: Nova Scotia Heart Health Program. 1993. Report of the Nova Scotia Nutrition Survey. Nova Scotia: Nova Scotia Department of Health, Health and Welfare Canada.



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