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Table 6 Mean usual intake of EPA from foods and dietary supplement 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 3,383 41 4 7 11 18 28 45
All 19 - 50 Years 2,280 34 3 7 11 18 28 43
All 51 + Years 1,103 58 9 7 11 18 29 58
Male 19 + Years 1,566 44 6 11 15 22 33 49
Male 19 - 50 Years 1,100 37 5 11 15 23 33 47
Male 51 + Years 466 63 14 10 14 21 33 69
Female 19 + Years 1,817 39 4 6 9 15 24 41
Female 19 - 50 Years 1,180 31 3 6 9 14 23 37
Female 51 + Years 637 55 8 7 10 16 27 54