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Table 3 Per capita total DEHP dietary intake for eight major food groups in average diets of US infants, adolescents and females of reproductive age a

From: Phthalates and diet: a review of the food monitoring and epidemiology data

Food group Conc.b(μg/kg) Young infants (1–2 years) Adolescents (13–19 years) Females of reproductive age (13–49)
   Food consumptionc(g/kg-day) Daily intake (%) (μg/kg-day) Food consumptionc(g/kg-day) Daily intake (%) (μg/kg-day) Food consumptionc(g/kg-day) Daily intake (%) (μg/kg-day)
Total dairy 712.4 43.2 30.8 (73.1) 5.5 3.9 (47.9) 3.8 2.7 (47.2)
Total meat 209.6 4 0.8 (2.0) 2 0.4 (5.1) 1.6 0.3 (5.8)
Total egg 21.1 1.40d, e 0.03 (0.1) 0.25d, f 0.01 (0.1) 0.23d, g 0.01 (0.1)
Total fish 180.4 0.26 0.05 (0.1) 0.13h 0.02 (0.3) 0.19 0.03 (0.6)
Total grain 187.4 6.4 1.2 (2.8) 2.4 0.5 (5.5) 1.9 0.04 (6.2)
Total vegetable 131.9 6.7 0.9 (2.1) 2.3 0.3 (3.7) 2.5 0.3 (5.8)
Total fruit 115.6 7.8 0.9 (2.1) 0.9 0.1 (1.3) 1 0.1 (2.0)
Total fat 1851.7 4 7.4 (17.6) 1.6h, i 3.0 (36.2) 1i, j 1.9 (32.3)
Total dietary intake 3409.7 73.76 42.1 (100) 15.08 8.2 (100) 12.22 5.7 (100)
  1. a(Concentration in Food/1000) *Daily Food Consumption = Daily Intake.
  2. bWeighted average of all available mean concentrations in foods corresponding to one of the eight food categories. Calculated by taking the sum of each average concentration multiplied by individual number of samples and diving by total number of samples: avg . conc . dairy 1 * n + avg . conc . dairy 2 * n / n .
  3. cSource NHANES 2003–2006.
  4. dSource USDA CSFII 1994–1996, 1998.
  5. eCalculated for a 11.4 kg infant.
  6. fCalculated for adolescent under 19 years old and 56.8 kg.
  7. gCalculated for female 20 and over and 70 kg.
  8. h11 to <21 years.
  9. iSource NHANES 2007.
  10. jFemales 21 to <41 years.