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Table 1 Intake of total dairy, milk, cheese and yogurt and percentage meeting total dairy recommendations in America

From: Consuming the daily recommended amounts of dairy products would reduce the prevalence of inadequate micronutrient intakes in the United States: diet modeling study based on NHANES 2007–2010

   Milk Cheese Yogurt Total dairy % Below dairy recommendation
  n Cup equivalents/day
All       
2–3 years 477 1.8 ± 0.1 0.4 ± 0.1 0.1 ± 0.0 2.4 ± 0.1 16.2 ± 1.7
4–8 years 958 1.5 ± 0.1 0.6 ± 0.0 0.1 ± 0.0 2.1 ± 0.1 67.4 ± 1.5
9–18 years 1689 1.2 ± 0.1 0.8 ± 0.0 0.0 ± 0.0 2.1 ± 0.1 88.8 ± 0.9
19–50 years 3123 0.8 ± 0.0 0.8 ± 0.0 0.1 ± 0.0 1.7 ± 0.1 98.0 ± 0.3
51–70 years 1771 0.8 ± 0.0 0.6 ± 0.0 0.1 ± 0.0 1.5 ± 0.1 99.0 ± 0.3
71+ years 926 0.9 ± 0.0 0.3 ± 0.0 0.1 ± 0.0 1.3 ± 0.0 99.6 ± 0.2
Females       
2–3 years 221 2.0 ± 0.1 0.4 ± 0.1 0.1 ± 0.0 2.5 ± 0.2 18.6 ± 1.9
4–8 years 459 1.4 ± 0.1 0.6 ± 0.1 0.1 ± 0.0 2.1 ± 0.1 77.3 ± 2.5
9–18 years 823 1.0 ± 0.1 0.7 ± 0.0 0.0 ± 0.0 1.7 ± 0.1 99.2 ± 0.3
19–50 years 1593 0.8 ± 0.0 0.6 ± 0.0 0.1 ± 0.0 1.4 ± 0.0 99.6 ± 0.1
51–70 years 867 0.7 ± 0.0 0.5 ± 0.0 0.1 ± 0.0 1.3 ± 0.0 99.9 ± 0.1
71+ years 480 0.8 ± 0.0 0.4 ± 0.0 0.1 ± 0.0 1.3 ± 0.0 100.0 ± 0.0
Males       
2–3 years 256 1.7 ± 0.1 0.4 ± 0.1 0.1 ± 0.0 2.3 ± 0.1 14.0 ± 2.3
4–8 years 499 1.5 ± 0.0 0.5 ± 0.0 0.1 ± 0.0 2.1 ± 0.1 58.3 ± 1.9
9–18 years 866 1.5 ± 0.1 0.9 ± 0.1 0.0 ± 0.0 2.4 ± 0.2 77.9 ± 1.8
19–50 years 1530 0.9 ± 0.1 1.0 ± 0.1 0.0 ± 0.0 1.9 ± 0.1 96.3 ± 0.6
51–70 years 904 1.0 ± 0.1 0.7 ± 0.1 0.0 ± 0.0 1.8 ± 0.1 98.0 ± 0.5
71+ years 446 1.0 ± 0.1 0.3 ± 0.0 0.0 ± 0.0 1.3 ± 0.1 99.0 ± 0.4