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

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Dietary Reference Intakes for Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Folate, Vitamin B12, Pantothenic Acid, Biotin, and Choline.

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IDaily Intakes of B Vitamins by Canadian Men and Women, 1990, 1993

TABLE I-1Daily Thiamin Intake (mg) by Québec Men and Women Aged 18 Years and Older; Mean and Selected Percentilesa

Gender and Age (y)Number of Examined PersonsMeanSelected Percentiles
25th50th75th
Males, 18–345751.941.441.712.05
Males, 35–491751.771.281.571.88
Males, 50–641011.611.201.441.78
Males, 65–741851.621.161.421.82
Females, 18–345931.301.021.161.30
Females, 35–492091.170.911.051.25
Females, 50–641141.310.911.081.36
Females, 65–741661.140.801.021.24
a

Percentiles were adjusted for intraindividual variability.

SOURCE: 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.

TABLE I-2Daily Riboflavin Intake (mg) by Québec Men and Women Aged 18 Years and Older; Mean and Selected Percentilesa

Gender and Age (y)Number of Examined PersonsMeanSelected Percentiles
25th50th75th
Males, 18–345752.501.832.292.78
Males, 35–491752.111.661.922.22
Males, 50–641011.801.521.792.09
Males, 65–741851.991.461.712.14
Females, 18–345931.641.231.511.88
Females, 35–492091.481.211.361.55
Females, 50–641141.451.161.371.52
Females, 65–741661.291.001.221.44
a

Percentiles were adjusted for intraindividual variability.

SOURCE: 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.

TABLE I-3Daily Niacin Intake (mg NE) by Québec Men and Women Aged 18 Years and Older; Mean and Selected Percentilesa

Gender and Age (y)Number of PersonsMeanSelected Percentiles
25th50th75th
Males, 18–3457550.243.046.048.8
Males, 35–4917546.436.243.548.1
Males, 50–6410141.535.039.645.2
Males, 65–7418539.530.435.442.6
Females, 18–3459332.327.629.832.0
Females, 35–4920932.426.828.931.1
Females, 50–6411430.225.828.731.1
Females, 65–7416628.622.525.328.7
a

Percentiles were adjusted for intraindividual variability.

SOURCE: 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.

TABLE I-4Daily Vitamin B6 Intake (mg) by Québec Men and Women Aged 18 Years and Older; Mean and Selected Percentilesa

Gender and Age (y)Number of Examined PersonsMeanSelected Percentiles
25th50th75th
Males, 18–345752.111.701.992.27
Males, 35–491751.981.531.902.21
Males, 50–641011.891.491.792.07
Males, 65–741851.881.361.702.17
Females, 18–345931.411.181.321.48
Females, 35–492091.411.201.361.49
Females, 50–641141.521.231.401.52
Females, 65–741661.391.061.251.51
a

Percentiles were adjusted for intraindividual variability.

SOURCE: 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.

TABLE I-5Daily Folate Intake (μg) by Québec Men and Women Aged 18 Years and Older; Mean and Selected Percentilesa

Gender and Age (y)Number of Examined PersonsMeanSelected Percentiles
25th50th75th
Males, 18–34575272199238281
Males, 35–49175246179226271
Males, 50–64101235177221266
Males, 65–74185254173215267
Females, 18–34593203142177221
Females, 35–49209189134168210
Females, 50–64114205145181218
Females, 65–74166180137166201
a

Percentiles were adjusted for intraindividual variability.

SOURCE: 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.

TABLE I-6Mean Daily Vitamin B12 Intake (μg) by Québec Men and Women Aged 18 Years and Oldera

Gender and Age (y)Number of Examined PersonsMean
Males, 18–345759.15
Males, 35–491756.02
Males, 50–641015.02
Males, 65–741857.91
Females, 18–345934.40
Females, 35–492093.60
Females, 50–641143.68
Females, 65–741663.23
a

Intakes of vitamin B12 were not normally distributed; therefore, adjustment for intraindividual variability could not be performed and percentiles could not be determined.

SOURCE: 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.

TABLE I-7Daily Pantothenic Acid Intake (mg) by Québec Men and Women Aged 18 Years and Older; Mean and Selected Percentilesa

Gender and Age (y)Number of Examined PersonsMeanSelected Percentiles
25th50th75th
Males, 18–345756.165.025.746.49
Males, 35–491755.364.475.125.71
Males, 50–641014.944.324.855.46
Males, 65–741855.494.254.875.67
Females, 18–345934.213.433.954.59
Females, 35–492093.943.183.674.43
Females, 50–641144.143.213.884.60
Females, 65–741663.772.943.654.30
a

Percentiles were adjusted for intraindividual variability.

SOURCE: 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.

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

Gender and Age (y)Thiamin (mg)Riboflavin (mg)Niacin (NE)Folate (μg)
Males, 18–342.12.453.6263.4
Males, 35–491.72.041.4238.3
Males, 50–641.61.940.2234.3
Males, 65–741.61.836.3243.0
Females, 18–341.21.529.0161.7
Females, 35–491.11.428.9175.7
Females, 50–641.11.427.9188.9
Females, 65–741.11.225.3182.2

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.

Copyright © 1998, National Academy of Sciences.
Bookshelf ID: NBK114320

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