TABLE F-6 Serum β-Cryptoxanthin (µg/dL) of Persons Aged 4 Years and Older: Mean and Selected Percentiles, United States, NHANES III, 1988–1994

Sexa and Age, y

Number of Persons Examined

Selected Percentiles

   

Mean

1st

5th

Both sexes, 4–8

2,834

11.58

4.10

5.40

Standard error

 

0.17

0.26

0.31

M, 9–13

1,072

10.89

3.00

4.40

Standard error

 

0.31

0.57

0.24

M, 14–18

816

8.76

2.80

3.70

Standard error

 

0.25

0.2

0.17

M, 19–30

1,782

8.70

2.40

3.50

Standard error

 

0.24

0.19

0.10

M, 31–50

2,389

8.54

1.60

3.00

Standard error

 

0.17

0.14

0.17

M, 51–70

1,893

8.83

1.60

2.90

Standard error

 

0.21

0.14

0.14

M, 71+

1,193

8.58

1.40

2.60

Standard error

 

0.2

0.13

0.15

F, 9–13

1,094

10.51

3.80

4.90

Standard error

 

0.29

0.18

0.17

F, 14–18

632

9.12

3.40

4.20

Standard error

 

0.39

0.17

0.17

F, 19–30

1,019

7.33

2.11

3.41

Standard error

 

0.21

0.35

0.14

F, 31–50

2,407

8.84

2.10

3.30

Standard error

 

0.21

0.13

0.11

F, 51–70

1,954

10.25

2.20

3.30

Standard error

 

0.27

0.16

0.13

F, 71+

1,287

11.38

2.10

3.40

Standard error

 

0.45

0.20

0.19

Pregnant

188

10.67

2.80

3.80

Standard error

 

1.08

0.37

0.35

Lactating

90

9.74

3.90

4.90

Standard error

 

0.82

0.58

0.4

All individuals

20,372

9.35

2.20

3.30

Standard error

 

0.13

0.07

0.07

All individuals (+P/L)

20,646

9.36

2.30

3.30

Standard error

 

0.14

0.07

0.07

a M = male, F = female.

SOURCE: Iowa State University Department of Statistics, 1999.



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