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Table 2.3.a. Serum gamma-tocopherol: 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

198

(190-206)

65.7

(61.0-71.0)

212

(204-221)

462

(438-482)

14738

3–5 years

176

(162-192)

63.0

(52.0-83.5)

186

(170-199)

364

(340-407)

730

6–11 years

207

(198-217)

97.8

(92.0-105)

217

(206-225)

389

(363-428)

1730

12–19 years

197

(190-204)

100

(93.0-108)

201

(192-208)

372

(359-386)

4009

20–39 years

206

(198-215)

83.0

(71.7-89.2)

219

(208-227)

442

(427-468)

3005

40–59 years

205

(194-218)

60.0

(55.0-68.0)

225

(213-238)

530

(478-568)

2491

60 years and older

174

(165-184)

47.8

(46.0-51.0)

190

(177-203)

496

(462-531)

2773

Males

Total, 3 years and older

199

(191-208)

65.1

(59.0-72.0)

212

(204-221)

466

(442-481)

7169

3–5 years

167

(151-184)

58.6

(42.8-89.0)

178

(165-193)

340

(298-400)

380

6–11 years

201

(190-213)

92.0

(81.0-104)

213

(195-225)

366

(361-408)

870

12–19 years

193

(186-200)

98.1

(91.0-108)

193

(187-201)

371

(341-390)

2005

20–39 years

208

(200-217)

75.5

(66.0-88.5)

223

(210-233)

473

(436-481)

1279

40–59 years

214

(200-228)

61.0

(57.0-72.0)

230

(216-248)

548

(499-608)

1253

60 years and older

169

(160-180)

43.9

(40.0-47.8)

191

(176-200)

463

(427-510)

1382

Females

Total, 3 years and older

197

(189-205)

65.8

(62.0-71.0)

213

(202-221)

457

(433-484)

7569

3–5 years

188

(172-205)

72.0

(56.0-95.9)

195

(176-215)

385

(328-446)

350

6–11 years

214

(203-226)

106

(95.0-117)

221

(206-238)

408

(361-473)

860

12–19 years

202

(194-211)

102

(89.0-111)

208

(198-219)

373

(357-391)

2004

20–39 years

203

(193-214)

85.0

(75.0-91.4)

216

(202-226)

424

(410-440)

1726

40–59 years

198

(186-210)

57.2

(51.0-67.0)

221

(206-233)

505

(453-559)

1238

60 years and older

178

(167-189)

51.3

(47.1-55.2)

189

(175-207)

508

(482-542)

1391

Table 2.3.b. Serum gamma-tocopherol: 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

206

(199-214)

92.0

(87.9-99.0)

211

(203-218)

437

(404-466)

3983

3–5 years

180

(168-192)

93.0

(82.2-109)

185

(175-200)

318

(287-370)

224

6–11 years

219

(210-229)

112

(99.9-122)

226

(217-239)

419

(372-456)

546

12–19 years

203

(197-209)

108

(103-117)

206

(197-214)

370

(349-394)

1399

20–39 years

196

(185-208)

91.0

(84.0-99.6)

199

(187-213)

397

(363-456)

771

40–59 years

232

(220-244)

88.9

(74.0-104)

235

(220-251)

544

(469-631)

535

60 years and older

209

(194-225)

67.0

(56.0-80.7)

231

(205-254)

496

(449-527)

508

Males

Total, 3 years and older

206

(198-215)

93.0

(84.0-101)

211

(203-217)

448

(402-473)

1937

3–5 years

180

(167-194)

93.5†

(82.2-112)

183

(173-195)

312†

(283-340)

115

6–11 years

222

(210-234)

116

(105-124)

221

(212-242)

440

(364-483)

272

12–19 years

198

(190-207)

106

(98.0-116)

201

(192-212)

367

(332-398)

691

20–39 years

197

(183-211)

91.5

(72.0-102)

199

(183-214)

408

(371-469)

346

40–59 years

234

(214-256)

78.0

(58.0-103)

246

(219-267)

544

(456-659)

258

60 years and older

212

(189-237)

66.0

(47.0-85.0)

237

(211-274)

443

(371-527)

255

Females

Total, 3 years and older

206

(198-215)

92.0

(86.0-101)

212

(201-224)

428

(399-460)

2046

3–5 years

180

(161-201)

88.3†

(45.0-116)

196

(160-209)

355†

(252-392)

109

6–11 years

217

(204-231)

105

(83.5-123)

228

(216-243)

401

(361-452)

274

12–19 years

209

(200-218)

113

(105-123)

210

(194-226)

372

(338-418)

708

20–39 years

195

(183-209)

90.0

(76.0-102)

200

(186-216)

349

(336-418)

425

40–59 years

229

(216-243)

89.3

(74.0-105)

230

(216-250)

494

(460-640)

277

60 years and older

206

(189-225)

70.0

(52.9-80.0)

226

(183-252)

515

(462-683)

253

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

Table 2.3.c. Serum gamma-tocopherol: 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

223

(215-232)

97.9

(86.0-106)

235

(223-245)

444

(427-458)

3578

3–5 years

188

(174-203)

90.0†

(75.0-109)

196

(182-209)

336†

(309-367)

220

6–11 years

218

(207-230)

116

(104-124)

221

(206-237)

393

(365-441)

569

12–19 years

208

(202-215)

109

(101-121)

212

(204-218)

356

(334-384)

1217

20–39 years

222

(209-236)

98.5

(86.0-115)

234

(213-253)

426

(394-452)

571

40–59 years

234

(223-247)

84.4

(65.0-111)

257

(241-271)

470

(440-508)

529

60 years and older

238

(223-254)

69.0

(54.0-90.0)

270

(256-282)

515

(492-575)

472

Males

Total, 3 years and older

214

(205-224)

97.1

(80.4-109)

222

(212-233)

417

(402-442)

1756

3–5 years

189

(171-207)

83.5†

(63.0-119)

194

(180-211)

331†

(287-364)

116

6–11 years

213

(201-224)

107

(93.0-120)

213

(201-229)

386

(365-427)

288

12–19 years

202

(194-209)

104

(95.0-118)

206

(195-215)

351

(321-386)

620

20–39 years

215

(199-231)

98.5

(80.3-115)

226

(202-248)

404

(370-450)

237

40–59 years

224

(206-243)

84.0

(44.7-130)

249

(219-268)

418

(393-553)

267

60 years and older

223

(206-242)

69.0

(54.0-103)

248

(214-265)

511

(449-583)

228

Females

Total, 3 years and older

231

(221-242)

97.9

(84.4-109)

244

(230-257)

460

(437-480)

1822

3–5 years

188

(167-210)

78.0†

(74.0-111)

195

(167-220)

356†

(314-380)

104

6–11 years

224

(209-240)

124

(114-138)

224

(210-247)

393

(351-455)

281

12–19 years

216

(207-225)

122

(104-132)

215

(206-226)

369

(338-428)

597

20–39 years

229

(212-247)

98.0

(79.0-124)

245

(212-270)

435

(390-469)

334

40–59 years

244

(226-264)

84.4

(70.6-109)

271

(244-293)

478

(440-559)

262

60 years and older

249

(229-270)

61.8

(45.2-91.0)

282

(265-304)

524

(492-583)

244

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

Table 2.3.d. Serum gamma-tocopherol: 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

194

(184-205)

60.0

(55.0-65.0)

211

(200-221)

473

(444-499)

5877

3–5 years

176

(155-199)

56.0†

(42.8-83.0)

188

(162-215)

366†

(329-441)

211

6–11 years

204

(192-218)

90.9

(82.2-102)

215

(199-231)

408

(359-484)

469

12–19 years

195

(185-204)

94.9

(88.0-103)

199

(188-210)

375

(357-393)

1036

20–39 years

207

(196-219)

77.4

(65.6-88.9)

221

(208-232)

453

(430-477)

1326

40–59 years

199

(185-215)

57.0

(51.0-64.8)

221

(203-235)

532

(481-573)

1217

60 years and older

170

(160-180)

46.7

(44.9-50.7)

186

(170-198)

498

(460-537)

1618

Males

Total, 3 years and older

196

(186-208)

59.0

(51.0-67.0)

212

(202-224)

473

(446-502)

2885

3–5 years

164

(142-189)

47.1†

(22.5-89.0)

186

(153-199)

355†

(298-489)

112

6–11 years

195

(180-211)

82.2

(78.0-97.7)

212

(174-230)

365

(327-408)

246

12–19 years

191

(181-201)

94.3

(86.0-108)

189

(183-200)

378

(340-399)

519

20–39 years

211

(198-224)

71.0

(51.2-89.2)

230

(214-242)

473

(441-484)

554

40–59 years

209

(192-227)

59.0

(53.0-69.6)

226

(211-249)

548

(471-617)

635

60 years and older

165

(154-177)

42.8

(39.8-46.7)

186

(170-197)

463

(426-520)

819

Females

Total, 3 years and older

192

(182-203)

61.9

(56.9-65.6)

209

(196-221)

478

(439-506)

2992

3–5 years

190

(164-220)

58.0†

(52.0-96.0)

204

(164-241)

388†

(313-482)

99

6–11 years

216

(199-234)

99.0†

(87.0-112)

221

(197-248)

418†

(361-555)

223

12–19 years

199

(186-212)

95.1

(82.0-108)

207

(188-224)

367

(345-402)

517

20–39 years

204

(190-218)

84.0

(65.0-97.0)

217

(199-227)

428

(406-478)

772

40–59 years

190

(174-207)

51.0

(43.8-60.2)

213

(187-230)

511

(452-572)

582

60 years and older

173

(161-186)

51.3

(47.0-55.9)

185

(167-203)

525

(479-546)

799

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

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