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Canadian Dietary Intake Data, 1993, 1995

TABLE E-1 Dietary Vitamin C Intake (mg) of Adults Aged 19–74 Years: Mean and Selected Percentiles, Nova Scotia and Québec, Canada

Sexa and Age, y

Number of Respondents

Selected Percentiles

   

Mean

5th

M, 19–30

536

123

32.0

Standard error

   

3.3

M, 31–50

724

96

25.0

Standard error

   

4.0

M, 51–70

663

88

23.0

Standard error

   

4.6

M, 71–74

149

97

18.0

Standard error

   

3.1

F, 19–30

548

105

18.0

Standard error

   

1.9

F, 31–50

826

88

16.0

Standard error

   

1.6

F, 51–70

657

105

20.0

Standard error

   

2.7

F, 71–74

148

83

19.0

Standard error

   

7.6

a M = male, F = female.

SOURCE: Nova Scotia Heart Health Program. 1993. Report of the Nova Scotia Nutrition Survey. Nova Scotia Department of Health, Health and Welfare Canada; Santé Québec. 1995. Les Québécoises et les Québécois Mangent-Ils Mieux? Rapport de l'Enquête Québécoise sur la Nutrition, 1990. Montréal: Ministère de la Santé et des Services Sociaux, Gouvernement du Québec.



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DRI DIETARY REFERENCE INTAKES FOR Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Selenium, and Carotenoids E Canadian Dietary Intake Data, 1993, 1995 TABLE E-1 Dietary Vitamin C Intake (mg) of Adults Aged 19–74 Years: Mean and Selected Percentiles, Nova Scotia and Québec, Canada Sexa and Age, y Number of Respondents Selected Percentiles     Mean 5th M, 19–30 536 123 32.0 Standard error     3.3 M, 31–50 724 96 25.0 Standard error     4.0 M, 51–70 663 88 23.0 Standard error     4.6 M, 71–74 149 97 18.0 Standard error     3.1 F, 19–30 548 105 18.0 Standard error     1.9 F, 31–50 826 88 16.0 Standard error     1.6 F, 51–70 657 105 20.0 Standard error     2.7 F, 71–74 148 83 19.0 Standard error     7.6 a M = male, F = female. SOURCE: Nova Scotia Heart Health Program. 1993. Report of the Nova Scotia Nutrition Survey. Nova Scotia Department of Health, Health and Welfare Canada; Santé Québec. 1995. Les Québécoises et les Québécois Mangent-Ils Mieux? Rapport de l'Enquête Québécoise sur la Nutrition, 1990. Montréal: Ministère de la Santé et des Services Sociaux, Gouvernement du Québec.

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DRI DIETARY REFERENCE INTAKES FOR Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Selenium, and Carotenoids 10th 25th 50th 75th 90th 95th 99th 42.0 59.0 83.0 114.0 143.0 159.0 210.0 2.5 1.7 2.6 3.2 4.1 5.6 12.0 37.0 54.0 74.0 100.0 120.0 136.0 162.0 1.4 2.3 2.3 2.7 3.5 4.8 7.2 35.0 44.0 66.0 97.0 127.0 145.0 234.0 3.0 2.2 4.6 4.8 4.4 9.3 30.0 22.0 38.0 72.0 119.0 182.0 207.0 273.0 2.7 5.8 10.0 18.0 18.0 26.0 40.0 25.0 43.0 74.0 105.0 139.0 158.0 210.0 2.1 1.9 2.9 3.5 4.5 7.2 16.0 21.0 36.0 61.0 104.0 152.0 183.0 238.0 1.6 1.9 4.0 4.4 11.0 7.7 23.0 27.0 46.0 83.0 116.0 158.0 199.0 279.0 2.8 3.5 5.2 6.9 8.3 16.0 39.0 27.0 43.0 70.0 95.0 115.0 139.0 198.0 4.8 4.4 7.0 5.2 11.0 22.0 27.0