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Table 1 Energy and macronutrients intake, according to age groups

From: Food intake, physical activity and body composition of adolescents and young adults: data from Brazilian Study of Nutrition and Health

Nutrients Age group n Percentiles 95%CI p value*
25 50 75
Energy intake (kcal) 15–19.9 235 1504.54 1963.91 2410.32 1947.66–2117.64 0.2728
20–24.9 241 1555.58 1900.61 2213.73 1893.38–2057.15
Carbohydrates (grams) 15–19.9 235 197.57 253.54 310.40 251.96–275.10 0.1518
20–24.9 241 194.52 237.14 286.85 241.66–262.98
Proteins (grams) 15–19.9 235 66.23 82.54 99.77 81.59–88.70 0.6287
20–24.9 241 65.38 81.37 101.33 80.65–88.52
Lipids (grams) 15–19.9 235 50.58 66.80 85.61 67.26–73.64 0.1199
20–24.9 241 51.05 64.07 79.26 63.75–69.65
  1. *Mann-Whitney at the 5% significance level
  2. 95%CI 95% confidence interval