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Table 5 Mean usual intake of EPA from foods (g/day) in adults from NHANES 2003–2008

From: U.S. adults are not meeting recommended levels for fish and omega-3 fatty acid intake: results of an analysis using observational data from NHANES 2003–2008

  Usual intake Percentile
Gender Age N Mean SE 10 25 50 75 90
All 19 + Years 14,338 23 1 7 11 18 29 43
All 19 - 50 Years 7,585 23 1 7 11 18 29 44
All 51 + Years 6,753 22 1 8 12 18 28 42
Male 19 + Years 7,302 27 1 9 14 22 34 51
Male 19 - 50 Years 3,944 28 2 9 14 23 35 52
Male 51 + Years 3,358 26 2 9 13 21 33 49
Female 19 + Years 7,036 18 1 7 10 15 23 34
Female 19 - 50 Years 3,641 18 1 6 9 115 23 33
Female 51 + Years 3,395 19 1 7 11 16 25 36