Table 4

Percent of adults with nutrient intakes below the Estimated Average Requirement (EAR), for nonusers of dietary supplements as compared to users of dietary supplements (DS users), in NHANES 2003-2006
Nutrient % Below EAR, nonusers % Below EAR, DS users
Vitamin A 58 2
Vitamin C 48 3
Vitamin D 96 25
Vitamin E 96 5
Folate 14 1
Calcium 51 20
Iron 8 0.6
Zinc 13 0.3

Nutrient intakes for DS Users include nutrients contributed by dietary supplements [18,19].

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