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Percentage above upper end of recommended range1 of total calories from fat, by age group and sex, household population aged 4 or older, Canada excluding territories, 2004

Chart 6. Percentage above upper end of recommended range of total calories from fat, by age group and sex, household population aged 4 or older, Canada excluding territories, 2004

1. Based on acceptable macronutrient distribution range established by Institute of Medicine : 25% to 35% of calories at ages 4 to 18 and 20% to 35% of calories at age 19 or older.
2. Significantly different from estimate for previous age group of same sex (p < 0.05)
Notes : Estimates of energy intake include calories from alcoholic beverages. Based on usual consumption. Excludes women who were pregnant or breastfeeding.
E use with caution
F too unreliable to be published
Data source : 2004 Canadian Community Health Survey: Nutrition