Dietary intake of ten key nutrients for public health, United States: 1999-2000

Adv Data. 2003 Apr 17;(334):1-4.


This report presents dietary intake estimates of 10 nutrients for the U.S. population by sex and age groups. Nutrient intakes are estimated from one 24-hour dietary recall interview conducted in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1999-2000. Population means, medians, and standard errors of the mean are weighted to produce national estimates. Assessment of dietary intakes is an important part of monitoring the nutritional status of the U.S. population.

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Child
  • Child, Preschool
  • Data Collection
  • Diet Surveys*
  • Energy Intake
  • Ethnic Groups
  • Female
  • Guidelines as Topic
  • Humans
  • Infant
  • Male
  • Mental Recall
  • Middle Aged
  • Nutrition Policy
  • Nutritional Status*
  • Poverty
  • Pregnancy
  • Public Health / statistics & numerical data*
  • United States