Table 3.

Three-day Mean (± Standard Deviation) Nutrient Intakes for Children Meat Users in the Combined 1989 to 1991 Continuing Survey of Food Intake by Individuals*

NutrientLean Meats Only (N = 52)Mixed Meats (N = 627)Higher-fat Meats Only (N = 2509)P Value
Energy (kcals) 1477  (55.5)    1722  (51.5)   1688  (51.4)NS
Protein (g)59  (2.1)70  (1.9)64  (2.4).0001
Carbohydrate (g)223  (6.5)218  (7.6)213  (7.5)NS
Total fat (g)50  (0.9)64  (0.7)65  (0.7).0001
Saturated fat (g)19  (1.3)24  (1.0)25  (1.1).0001
Polyunsaturated fat (g)9  (0.02)11  (0.01)11  (0.01).0002
Monounsaturated fat (g)18  (1.2)24  (1.0)25  (1.0).0001
Cholesterol (mg)164  (1.0)222  (1.0)222  (1.2).0004
Sodium (mg)2572  (123.9)2942 (107.9)2849  (101.2)NS
Vitamin A (RE)783  (2.2)807  (1.8)709  (1.8).0001
Vitamin C (mg)73  (0.02)79  (0.01)71  (0.01).0011
Thiamin (mg)1  (0.1)2  (0.1)1  (0.1).0001
Riboflavin (mg)2  (0.1)2  (0.1)2 (0.1).0003
Niacin (mg)17  (0.7)19  (0.8)17  (0.7).0001
Vitamin B-6 (mg)1  (0.2)2  (0.02)1  (0.2).0001
Vitamin B-12 (mg)4  (0.0002)4  (0.002)4  (0.001).0002
Vitamin E (mg TE)6  (0.0002)6  (0.001)6  (0.0004).0010
Folate (μg)214  (1.2)229  (1.0)213  (1.0).0054
Iron (mg)12  (0.1)12  (0.04)12  (0.04)NS
Calcium (mg)808  (40.8)887  (39.7)820  (45.6).0005
Zinc (mg)9  (0.2)9  (0.1)9  (0.1)NS
Magnesium (mg)197  (9.2)225  (7.1)207  (7.6).0001
Potassium (mg)1958  (81.6)2276  (73.5)2091  (78.0).0001
Phosphorus (mg)1041  (36.9)1207  (34.9)1115  (39.6).0001
  • * Analysis of variance with Scheffe's using Statistical Analysis Software (Cary, NC). Columns with differing symbols are significantly different (P < .01). Source of data: Human Nutrition Information Service, USDA, Washington, DC. NS indicates nonsignificance.