Table 7

Vitamin intake: Estimate of the prevalence of inadequacy at 6 and 12 months

Variable per day

EAR cutoff

6 mo TFG

6 mo MRG

12 mo TFG

12 mo MRG


Vitamin A (RAE) (mg)

500

.39

.01

.41

.12

Vitamin D (mcg)

5*

.52

.02

.22

.07

Vitamin E (AT) (mg)

12

.90

.10

.88

.20

Vitamin K (mcg)

90*

.67

.54

.46

.57

Vitamin C (mg)

60

.01

.05

.30

.22

Thiamin (mg)

0.9

.05

.05

.03

.10

Riboflavin (mg)

0.9

.01

.02

.02

.00

Niacin (mg)

11

.00

.07

.00

.00

Pantothenic acid (mg)

5*

.94

.17

.84

.14

Vitamin B6 (mg)

1.1

.00

.07

.00

.03

Folate (ug)

320

.46

.20

.55

.42

Vitamin B12 (ug)

2

N/A

.02

N/A

.00


EAR = Estimated average requirement

*AI = Adequate intake. No EAR has been established.

RAE = Retinal activity equivalent.

N/A = The adjusted distribution was not available using the cut-point method of analysis.

TFG = Traditional Food Group, MRG = Meal Replacement Group

Ashley et al. Nutrition Journal 2007 6:12   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-6-12

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