TABLE H-8Total Vitamin B6 Intake (mg) of Persons Aged 6 Years and Older: Mean and Selected Percentiles, United States, 1988–1994

Gender and Age (y)Number of Examined PersonsMeanStandard Error of the MeanSelected Percentiles
5th10th15th25th50th75th85th90th95th
Both, 6–81,6012.890.951.041.231.311.431.672.152.592.803.44
M, 9–131,2622.540.241.041.231.321.431.692.142.592.903.59
M, 14–189423.510.570.881.081.221.451.892.633.203.634.98
M, 19–301,9624.520.541.051.261.401.622.132.983.854.516.81
M, 31–502,6126.901.221.061.281.421.632.163.073.844.616.75
M, 51–702,0335.200.680.931.131.231.421.973.033.954.686.66
M, >701,3293.820.400.681.051.161.361.872.923.914.416.25
F, 9–131,2822.170.150.921.141.231.351.622.062.562.963.62
F, 14–181,0012.070.130.840.971.061.191.532.072.552.943.95
F, 19–302,0274.250.520.901.031.131.301.682.513.534.297.80
F, 31–503,0734.910.380.921.061.161.321.732.803.724.7410.88
F, 51–702,1485.200.540.891.031.141.291.753.174.014.797.50
F, >701,4444.680.590.811.001.121.291.773.204.104.747.23
Pregnant F, 14–553548.771.451.031.311.411.673.7211.2511.9212.3221.01
Both, ≥6, unadjusted23,0704.70.25

NOTE: Data from one 24-h dietary recall have been adjusted by following methods in National Research Council. 1986. Nutrient Adequacy. Assessment Using Food Consumption Surveys. Washington, DC: National Academy Press; and Feinleib M, Rifkind B, Sempos C, Johnson C, Bachorik P, Lippel K, Carroll M, Ingster-Moore L, Murphy R. 1993. Methodological issues in the measurement of cardiovascular risk factors: Within-person variability in selected serum lipid measures—results from the Third National Health and Nutrition Survey (NHANES III). Can J Cardiol 9:87D–88D. Includes estimated intake from supplements.

SOURCE: NHANES III, 1988–1994, unpublished data, C.L. Johnson and J.D. Wright, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1997.

From: H, Dietary Intake Data from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III), 1988–1994

Cover of Dietary Reference Intakes for Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Folate, Vitamin B12, Pantothenic Acid, Biotin, and Choline
Dietary Reference Intakes for Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Folate, Vitamin B12, Pantothenic Acid, Biotin, and Choline.
Institute of Medicine (US) Standing Committee on the Scientific Evaluation of Dietary Reference Intakes and its Panel on Folate, Other B Vitamins, and Choline.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 1998.
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