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Table 2.2.a. Serum vitamin E: Total population

Geometric mean and selected percentiles of serum concentrations (in µg/dL) for the total U.S. population aged 3 years and older, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1999–2002.

Geometric mean
(95% conf. interval)

Selected percentiles (95% conf. interval)

Sample
size

5th

50th

95th

Males and Females

Total, 3 years and older

1090

(1070-1110)

615

(604-626)

1030

(1010-1050)

2380

(2300-2480)

15766

3–5 years

800

(777-824)

567

(547-593)

782

(758-813)

1160

(1110-1310)

777

6–11 years

794

(779-810)

556

(546-570)

790

(772-812)

1130

(1090-1180)

1873

12–19 years

762

(750-774)

532

(518-548)

753

(741-766)

1140

(1100-1200)

4314

20–39 years

991

(977-1010)

629

(618-645)

963

(943-980)

1740

(1650-1800)

3168

40–59 years

1300

(1280-1330)

774

(743-792)

1250

(1220-1280)

2620

(2470-2760)

2655

60 years and older

1530

(1500-1560)

808

(771-850)

1480

(1440-1520)

3220

(3010-3330)

2979

Males

Total, 3 years and older

1070

(1040-1090)

605

(593-617)

1010

(984-1030)

2280

(2170-2380)

7673

3–5 years

796

(768-825)

569

(556-594)

791

(759-823)

1110

(1030-1300)

406

6–11 years

789

(770-809)

554

(543-576)

785

(760-815)

1130

(1040-1210)

951

12–19 years

749

(731-767)

521

(503-544)

739

(724-757)

1120

(1060-1200)

2163

20–39 years

993

(972-1020)

625

(611-646)

969

(940-985)

1750

(1660-1880)

1344

40–59 years

1310

(1270-1350)

752

(724-776)

1250

(1220-1280)

2570

(2390-2830)

1328

60 years and older

1420

(1380-1450)

769

(727-803)

1370

(1330-1400)

2850

(2740-3010)

1481

Females

Total, 3 years and older

1120

(1100-1140)

626

(612-640)

1050

(1030-1070)

2480

(2350-2620)

8093

3–5 years

804

(772-838)

560

(513-602)

774

(750-812)

1270

(1120-1460)

371

6–11 years

801

(779-822)

560

(542-587)

799

(775-820)

1140

(1090-1190)

922

12–19 years

776

(763-788)

548

(539-556)

769

(756-784)

1160

(1110-1210)

2151

20–39 years

990

(974-1010)

630

(615-654)

955

(933-978)

1700

(1620-1830)

1824

40–59 years

1300

(1260-1340)

797

(744-820)

1240

(1200-1280)

2670

(2360-2970)

1327

60 years and older

1620

(1580-1660)

860

(819-889)

1590

(1530-1650)

3370

(3170-3550)

1498

Table 2.2.b. Serum vitamin E: Mexican Americans

Geometric mean and selected percentiles of serum concentrations (in µg/dL) for Mexican Americans in the U.S. population aged 3 years and older, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1999–2002.

Geometric mean
(95% conf. interval)

Selected percentiles (95% conf. interval)

Sample
size

5th

50th

95th

Males and Females

Total, 3 years and older

967

(944-990)

587

(572-602)

919

(904-938)

1800

(1720-1950)

4662

3–5 years

768

(748-788)

569

(514-593)

762

(737-787)

1050

(980-1110)

261

6–11 years

770

(758-782)

555

(538-573)

765

(746-780)

1090

(1050-1110)

640

12–19 years

754

(744-764)

516

(503-531)

744

(729-758)

1150

(1110-1200)

1628

20–39 years

987

(954-1020)

642

(605-667)

959

(931-983)

1680

(1550-1780)

867

40–59 years

1260

(1210-1310)

757

(720-804)

1230

(1160-1280)

2250

(2070-2620)

629

60 years and older

1380

(1320-1440)

762

(696-810)

1310

(1260-1390)

2810

(2610-3350)

637

Males

Total, 3 years and older

968

(943-995)

580

(564-590)

922

(902-943)

1810

(1690-2010)

2277

3–5 years

766

(736-797)

567†

(530-608)

749

(719-784)

1070†

(971-1230)

135

6–11 years

768

(748-789)

544

(532-577)

758

(736-785)

1070

(1030-1160)

331

12–19 years

741

(723-759)

503

(490-516)

733

(718-753)

1110

(1080-1150)

808

20–39 years

999

(954-1050)

617

(587-662)

964

(923-1020)

1650

(1530-1920)

383

40–59 years

1300

(1210-1400)

790

(707-860)

1250

(1160-1340)

2370

(2060-3340)

299

60 years and older

1280

(1220-1350)

729

(651-799)

1230

(1200-1300)

2610

(2080-3530)

321

Females

Total, 3 years and older

965

(939-992)

593

(574-616)

915

(898-939)

1780

(1690-1980)

2385

3–5 years

770

(740-800)

577†

(495-594)

780

(735-819)

992†

(953-1110)

126

6–11 years

772

(756-789)

558

(526-586)

768

(744-790)

1090

(1040-1170)

309

12–19 years

769

(761-777)

539

(529-551)

757

(732-778)

1220

(1130-1260)

820

20–39 years

972

(945-1000)

651

(592-675)

947

(921-981)

1670

(1480-1750)

484

40–59 years

1220

(1170-1260)

739

(715-795)

1190

(1130-1260)

2100

(1810-2400)

330

60 years and older

1470

(1380-1570)

780

(587-929)

1400

(1330-1470)

2850

(2670-3490)

316

† Estimate is subject to greater uncertainty due to small cell size.

Table 2.2.c. Serum vitamin E: Non-Hispanic blacks

Geometric mean and selected percentiles of serum concentrations (in µg/dL) for non-Hispanic blacks in the U.S. population aged 3 years and older, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1999–2002.

Geometric mean
(95% conf. interval)

Selected percentiles (95% conf. interval)

Sample
size

5th

50th

95th

Males and Females

Total, 3 years and older

917

(897-936)

579

(564-595)

884

(865-903)

1700

(1620-1820)

3670

3–5 years

761

(736-787)

560†

(511-586)

748

(728-768)

1120†

(1080-1170)

222

6–11 years

769

(752-786)

548

(521-583)

765

(745-789)

1070

(1010-1120)

592

12–19 years

728

(714-741)

530

(512-542)

721

(707-740)

1030

(1010-1060)

1249

20–39 years

879

(860-899)

607

(567-627)

867

(840-895)

1390

(1300-1470)

589

40–59 years

1090

(1050-1120)

686

(636-712)

1040

(1010-1070)

2250

(1840-2390)

539

60 years and older

1200

(1140-1250)

692

(655-736)

1150

(1090-1190)

2280

(2070-2780)

479

Males

Total, 3 years and older

888

(866-912)

573

(554-589)

864

(842-883)

1620

(1450-1770)

1802

3–5 years

761

(725-798)

550†

(497-614)

749

(702-782)

1100†

(989-1130)

117

6–11 years

780

(763-797)

565

(531-580)

772

(757-811)

1080

(1010-1160)

297

12–19 years

722

(706-738)

528

(506-539)

716

(701-732)

1020

(975-1050)

639

20–39 years

870

(834-908)

614

(567-643)

863

(809-900)

1340

(1200-1560)

246

40–59 years

1040

(995-1080)

636

(579-707)

1010

(971-1070)

1850

(1620-2250)

274

60 years and older

1110

(1060-1170)

655

(582-721)

1070

(1020-1140)

2180

(1910-2390)

229

Females

Total, 3 years and older

942

(916-968)

588

(560-609)

907

(884-923)

1800

(1640-2080)

1868

3–5 years

761

(731-792)

545†

(491-586)

748

(713-800)

1150†

(1010-1240)

105

6–11 years

757

(732-783)

536

(505-588)

757

(726-788)

1010

(982-1120)

295

12–19 years

734

(719-748)

534

(503-560)

733

(706-758)

1050

(1000-1100)

610

20–39 years

886

(863-909)

605

(519-626)

877

(839-907)

1450

(1300-1510)

343

40–59 years

1130

(1090-1180)

712

(679-780)

1050

(1020-1090)

2410

(2020-2700)

265

60 years and older

1250

(1180-1330)

727

(686-815)

1180

(1140-1270)

2690

(1930-3650)

250

† Estimate is subject to greater uncertainty due to small cell size.

Table 2.2.d. Serum vitamin E: Non-Hispanic whites

Geometric mean and selected percentiles of serum concentrations (in µg/dL) for non-Hispanic whites in the U.S. population aged 3 years and older, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1999–2002.

Geometric mean
(95% conf. interval)

Selected percentiles (95% conf. interval)

Sample
size

5th

50th

95th

Males and Females

Total, 3 years and older

1150

(1130-1180)

638

(620-652)

1090

(1050-1120)

2530

(2440-2630)

6085

3–5 years

822

(782-865)

567†

(547-622)

803

(757-853)

1240†

(1110-1460)

216

6–11 years

804

(782-826)

556

(545-577)

800

(772-825)

1150

(1090-1230)

485

12–19 years

774

(757-791)

543

(526-556)

763

(744-777)

1180

(1100-1250)

1071

20–39 years

1010

(991-1030)

646

(619-665)

978

(957-994)

1780

(1660-1930)

1368

40–59 years

1340

(1310-1370)

796

(770-820)

1280

(1250-1310)

2670

(2500-2980)

1266

60 years and older

1580

(1540-1610)

831

(795-868)

1530

(1500-1580)

3300

(3070-3460)

1679

Males

Total, 3 years and older

1120

(1090-1150)

619

(598-643)

1060

(1020-1100)

2420

(2300-2540)

2977

3–5 years

819

(773-867)

576†

(556-622)

818

(751-860)

1100†

(1010-1470)

114

6–11 years

788

(759-818)

550

(502-575)

779

(746-825)

1130

(1030-1220)

254

12–19 years

758

(731-785)

532

(509-556)

742

(724-771)

1150

(1040-1300)

534

20–39 years

1010

(974-1040)

637

(607-669)

976

(939-1000)

1850

(1620-2060)

569

40–59 years

1350

(1310-1400)

774

(728-810)

1280

(1250-1330)

2630

(2470-3150)

660

60 years and older

1450

(1410-1500)

779

(734-815)

1400

(1370-1440)

2880

(2750-3240)

846

Females

Total, 3 years and older

1180

(1150-1210)

654

(639-670)

1120

(1090-1160)

2640

(2490-2770)

3108

3–5 years

826

(770-886)

564†

(430-662)

776

(742-874)

1440†

(1150-1520)

102

6–11 years

822

(793-852)

557

(530-603)

811

(781-851)

1150

(1100-1400)

231

12–19 years

791

(773-810)

554

(537-568)

781

(761-811)

1180

(1110-1250)

537

20–39 years

1020

(996-1030)

647

(623-682)

982

(951-1010)

1760

(1620-1930)

799

40–59 years

1330

(1290-1380)

818

(783-852)

1280

(1230-1320)

2690

(2360-3090)

606

60 years and older

1680

(1630-1730)

884

(853-924)

1660

(1600-1740)

3460

(3230-3760)

833

† Estimate is subject to greater uncertainty due to small cell size.

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