Disparities Details by Age Group for 2005-08
NWS-20 : Mean total daily calcium intake (age adjusted, mg, 2+ years)
This chart compares rates by population.
Error Bar (I) represents the 95% confidence interval.
Additional footnotes may apply to these data. Please refer to footnotes below the data table for further information.
See also Disparities Overview by Age Group for NWS-20
NWS-20 Increase consumption of calcium in the population aged 2 years and older
Mean total daily calcium intake (age adjusted, mg, 2+ years)
|19 years and over|| 1129
|2-18 years|| 1015
Data are subject to revision and may have changed since a previous release.
Unless noted otherwise, any age-adjusted data are adjusted using the year 2000 standard population.
Data are not available or not collected for populations not shown.
CI: 95% confidence interval.
- The better group rate for this objective, 1129 milligrams, was attained by persons aged 19 years and over.
- The worse group rate for this objective, 1015 milligrams, was attained by children and adolescents aged 2-18 years.
- The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 114 milligrams.
- The best group rate was 1.112 times the worst group rate.
Persons aged 19 years and over achieved the better group rate for this objective, 1129 milligrams.
The better group rate was 1.112 times the rate among children and adolescents aged 2-18 years.