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Table 2 Percentile of total protein intakes and the number of the subjects below the recommendations of European food safety authority in the European adolescents

From: Dietary animal and plant protein intakes and their associations with obesity and cardio-metabolic indicators in European adolescents: the HELENA cross-sectional study

Characteristics N Total protein (g/d) Total protein (g/(kg.d)) The number of subjects below the recommendations
   25% 50% 75% 25% 50% 75% EAR μ PRI μ
Total 1804 76 91 109 1.3 1.6 2.0 1 2
Gender          
 Males 855 90 106 127 1.5 1.8 2.3 0 0
 Females 949 68 80 94 1.2 1.5 1.8 1 2
Age          
 12.5-14.9 y 1032 74 90 108 1.4 1.7 2.1 1 1
 15.0-17.5 y 772 77 94 112 1.3 1.6 1.9 0 1
  1. EAR: estimated average requirement; PRI: population reference intake.
  2. μEAR: 0.66 g/(kg.d) for both genders; PRI : males, 0.70-0.74 g/(kg.d) and females, 0.67-0.72 g/(kg.d).