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Table 3 Distribution of participants with a micronutrient intake above average requirement intake (>AR)

From: Time trends in nutrient intake and dietary patterns among five birth cohorts of 70-year-olds examined 1971–2016: results from the Gothenburg H70 birth cohort studies, Sweden

Birth cohort 1901–021911–12192219301944  1901–021911–12192219301944 
Examination years 1971–721981–831992–932000–022014–16  1971–721981–831992–932000–022014–16 
 Womenn = 188n = 130n = 136n = 321n = 474χ2Menn = 182n = 132n = 63n = 233n = 387χ2
 >ARn (%)n (%)n (%)n (%)n (%)P value>ARn (%)n (%)n (%)n (%)n (%)P value
Vitamin D (μg)> 7.5 μg36 (19)16 (12)32 (23)94 (29)244 (51)< 0.0001> 7.5 μg61 (33)38 (29)29 (46)127 (54)262 (68)< 0.0001
Vitamin C (mg)> 50 mg147 (78)100 (77)113 (83)289 (90)452 (95)< 0.0001> 60 mg119 (65)81 (61)45 (71)192 (82)348 (90)< 0.0001
B12 (μg)> 1.4 μg188 (100)129 (99)135 (99)320 (99)474 (100)0.334> 1.4 μg182 (100)132 (100)63 (100)233 (100)387 (100)0.839
Folate (μg)> 200 μg93 (49)69 (53)87 (64)253 (79)448 (94)< 0.0001> 200 μg127 (70)93 (70)51 (81)205 (88)365 (94)< 0.0001
Iron (mg)> 6 mg184 (98)126 (97)135 (99)318 (99)457 (96)0.094> 7 mg178 (98)128 (97)63 (100)232 (99)380 (98)0.260
Calcium (mg)> 500 mg170 (90)124 (95)132 (97)312 (97)463 (98)0.0003> 500 mg171 (94)127 (96)60 (95)228 (98)377 (97)0.187