Bar graph showing that calcium intake per day ranges from approximately 330-670 mg/day in the 5th percentile to 1,210-2,250 mg/day in the 95th percentile of males and females.

FIGURE 7-3Estimated calcium intakes in Canada from food sources only, by intake percentile groups, age, and gender

NOTE: F = female; M = male; y = years.

SOURCE: Statistics Canada, Canadian Community Health Survey (CCHS), Cycle 2.2, Nutrition 2004. Data used to create figure can be found in Appendix H.

From: 7, Dietary Intake Assessment

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Dietary Reference Intakes for Calcium and Vitamin D.
Institute of Medicine (US) Committee to Review Dietary Reference Intakes for Vitamin D and Calcium; Ross AC, Taylor CL, Yaktine AL, et al., editors.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2011.
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