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Table 3 Description of daily nutrient intakes per day compared to RDA

From: Inadequacy of nutrients intake among pregnant women in the Deep South of Thailand

Nutrient RDA Range Mean intake Quartile levels Prevalence of inadequacya
(%)
     25% 50% 75% < 50% < 66.7% < 80%
Macro-nutrients          
Total CHO (g) 345.0 51.7 - 416.8 177.6 136.2 178.3 214.2 47.2 86.8 95.5
Total protein (g) 58.0 6.8 - 100.5 37.1 28.2 36.5 44.0 27.0 59.2 81.5
Total fat (g) 75.0 1.8 - 94.0 38.9 27.9 34.5 47.6 57.2 78.0 87.0
Total calories (Kcal) 2,300 327.6 - 2724.5 1204.5 952.4 1208.6 1390.4 44.8 83.5 95.2
Micro-nutrients Minerals          
Calcium (mg) 800.0 50.7 - 1282.7 493.2 370.6 505.4 620.7 30.5 55.0 78.2
Phosphorus (mg) 700.0 107.5 - 1386.0 571.8 434.1 563.9 686.8 12.0 29.5 49.2
Iron (mg) 24.7 4.6 - 52.8 17.6 13.2 17.5 21.7 20.5 45.2 64.2
Vitamins          
Thiamine (mg) 1.4 0.1 - 2.5 0.7 0.5 0.7 0.7 51.7 85.0 95.8
Riboflavin (mg) 1.4 0.1 - 4.1 1.3 1.0 1.3 1.6 9.2 19.2 33.2
Retinol (μg RE) 800.0 80.1 - 13427.0 2366.5 1751.4 2096.3 3062.1 3.8 3.8 4.5
Niacin(mg) 18.0 4.1 - 32.8 9.8 12.8 15.2 32.8 18.2 43.2 67.8
Vitamin C (mg) 85.0 36.3 - 893.7 251.7 172.6 238.7 325.9 0.5 0.8 1.5
Folic acid (μg) 600.0 487.7 - 5411.4 1886.5 1406.28 1849.9 2293.3 0.0 0.0 0.0
Iodine (μg) 200.0 112.0 - 1101.0 379.9 294.3 374.1 450.1 0.0 0.8 2.0
  1. RDA: Recommended Dietary Allowance for Thailand; CHO: Carbohydrate
  2. aInadequacy defined as nutrient intake for each cut point of Thai RDA