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Table 7 Mean usual intake of DHA 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 63 2 21 32 50 79 119
All 19 - 50 Years 7,585 63 2 20 31 50 80 120
All 51 + Years 6,753 62 2 21 32 50 78 116
Male 19 + Years 7,302 75 3 25 39 61 95 1140
Male 19 - 50 Years 3,944 77 3 26 40 63 98 145
Male 51 + Years 3,358 71 4 24 37 58 90 132
Female 19 + Years 7,036 51 2 18 27 42 64 94
Female 19 - 50 Years 3,641 48 2 17 26 40 61 89
Female 51 + Years 3,395 54 3 19 29 45 68 100