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Table 4 Per consumer intake of meat/poultry/fish by gender for children and adults, median (25th and 75th percentile) after disaggregation of mixed dishes, g/daya

From: Consumption patterns of meat, poultry, and fish after disaggregation of mixed dishes: secondary analysis of the Australian National Nutrition and Physical Activity Survey 2011–12

Median
(25th – 75th percentile)
Total Total male Total female^ Children Adults
Total Male Female Total Male Female^
Red meat 98.1 (47.5–163.5) 107.0 (52.3–181.9) 91.0(43.8–150.0) 70.8 (34.7–131.2) 78.4 (38.8–147.0) 64.0 (29.2–115.9) 104.0 (54.0–169.0) 119.4 (59.9–189.7) 97.0 (49.0–156.0)
 Beef 83.3 (36.3–155.3) 93.8 (40.8–166.2) 76.5(33.2–146) 62.8 (28.4–116) 66.0 (33.5–131.2) 52.8 (23.5–104.5) 94.2 (40.8–164.5) 99.0 (42.1–174.0) 83.3 (36.7–152.0)
 Lamb 104.0 (61.0–156.0) 124.0 (68.6–171.7) 95.5(52.8–142) 96.5 (44.5–155.8) 103.1 (47.7–156.0) 72.8 (39.6–142.0) 104.0 (65.1–156.0) 130.3 (73.4–176.1) 99.0 (59.8–143.5)
 Pork 75.0 (30.5–120.0) 80.0 (36.0–148.0) 73.8 (24.5–109.2) 51.7 (23.6–107.4) 56.4 (22.9–107.6) 42.2 (23.6–107.4) 82.0 (35.4–125.0) 89.8 (39.2–154.0) 75.0 (26.2–109.2)
Poultry 95.0 (57.0–166.0) 108.0 (60.3–184.2) 86.6 (51.2–143) 80.0 (46.8–129.8) 81.4 (50.0–138.7) 74.1 (42.5–114.0) 100.0 (60.0–176.2) 116.9 (66.0–195.7) 89.3 (55.8–149.0)
 Chicken 93.6 (57.0–162.7) 107.5 (60.3–184.2) 85.9 (50.9–142.5) 80.0 (46.8–129.5) 81.4 (48.0–138.7) 74.1 (42.6–114.0) 100.0 (59.8–175.2) 116.6 (65.8–191.1) 89.3 (55.6–147.0)
 Other 92.3 (33.6–151.9) 98.0 (70.4–166.0) 80.1 (23.1–143) 63.6 (27.7–150.0) 109.5 (58.1–158.0) 52.0 (27.7–84.8) 93.0 (36.0–153.8) 95.1 (70.4–166.0) 92.3 (17.6–143.0)
Fish/seafood 81.9 (46.1–126.8) 92.5 (51.4–144.0) 77.5 (41.6–117.3) 61.5 (30.0–101.3) 67.0 (33.0–117.8) 53.7 (26.0–86.3) 86.1 (49.0–133.3) 95.5 (61.1–152.5) 80.0 (46.1–121.6)
 Finfish 103.5 (53.7–136.8) 106.4 (62.4–156.2) 92.5 (46.5–123.1) 62.7 (38.7–107.0) 85.9 (41.0–117.8) 58.0 (33.5–96.8) 104.5 (62.4–150.0) 110.0 (67.0–165.3) 101.1 (57.5–131.2)
 Seafood 46.6 (20.0–89.6) 45.9 (18.7–94.2) 46.9 (20.2–87.8) 27.5 (13.2–53.5) 27.7 (13.2–59.9) 23.4 (15.6–48.8) 48.9 (21.7–90.3) 48.7 (21.2–96.0) 49.9 (21.7–90.0)
 Canned fish 71.3 (40.0–95.0) 77.9 (49.2–95.8) 64.0 (36.8–86.1) 64.0 (26.3–86.1) 70.7 (45.6–92.5) 42.9 (21.5–79.8) 72.2 (43.4–95.0) 77.9 (51.0–97.0) 68.2 (40.3–91.2)
 Fish/seafood products 64.0 (23.0–142.0) 60.0 (23.0–142.0) 64.0 (23.0–126.9) 75.0 (36.0–142.0) 60.0 (36.0–142.0) 85.5 (35.5–158.5) 62.9 (23.0–142.0) 62.0 (23.0–142.0) 62.9 (23.0–124.4)
Processed meat 44.2 (18.5–90.0) 48.0 (23.0–100.0) 37.5 (17.0–76.0) 40.9 (17.0–86.0) 45.0 (19.7–89.0) 32.3 (17.0–74.1) 45.0 (19.4–94.0) 50.0 (25.0–101.4) 38.0 (17.0–76.9)
 Sausage 101.0 (89.0–178.0) 151.5 (89.0–202.0) 101.0 (89.0–178.0) 89.0 (87.0–178.0) 94.0 (89.0–178.0) 89.0 (75.0–133.5)^ 151.5 (89.0–190.0) 174.0 (89.0–202.0) 101.0 (89.0–178.0)
 Ham 17.0 (17.0–34.0) 17.4 (17.0–34.0) 17.0 (17.0–26.4) 17.0 (17.0–33.6) 17.0 (17.0–34.0) 17.0 (14.8–26.0) 17.0 (17.0–34.0) 18.5 (17.0–34.8) 17.0 (17.0–27.6)
 Bacon 24.5 (13.3–48.0) 31.2 (15.2–50.0) 21.6 (10.7–43.5) 18.8 (10.0–41.1) 18.9 (11.4–43.1) 18.6 (9.6–35.3) 28.2 (14.0–48.0) 32.0 (16.0–62.7) 22.0 (11.3–44.0)
 Salami 18.5 (8.9–31.4) 20.9 (11.2–37.0) 15.0 (8.1–23.3) 15.0 (6.8–23.0) 15.0 (6.1–23.0) 15.0 (7.2–23.0) 20.3 (9.4–36.0) 23.0 (14.2–4.0) 15.8 (8.3–24.5)
 Luncheon meat 56.0 (45.0–104.0) 56.0 (45.0–104.0) 52.0 (45.0–104.0) 45.0 (28.0–67.0) 45.0 (28.0–56.0) 45.0 (28.0–70.5) 67.5 (45.0–104.0) 75.0 (45.0–104.0) 67.0 (45.0–104.0)
 Other 45.7 (22.9–68.0) 47.6 (41.3–75.0) 45.7 (7.7–61.4) 47.6 (41.3–68.0) 45.7 (41.3–68.0) 47.6 (34.3–91.5) 45.7 (10.6–63.6) 56.7 (45.7–91.5) 41.3 (7.2–56.7)
Total Meat/poultry/fish 139.1 (80.0–219.2) 161.9 (90.7–254.9) 122.1 (71.3–191) 104.8 (59.4–175.8) 114.0 (64.2–192.1) 97.0 (55.3–163.2) 150.0 (89.0–232.0) 178.8 (104.0–273.2) 129.3 (78.2–198.0)
  1. ^ P-value <0.005 for gender difference from Whitney U test
  2. aNo data reported if meat type was consumed by less than 1.0% of the population