Jacqueline D. Wright

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This report presents dietary intake estimates for fats and fatty acids from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1999-2000, for the U.S. population. These include: total fat; total saturated, monounsaturated, and polyunsaturated fat; individual fatty acids; and cholesterol. Fat intakes are estimated from one 24-hour dietary recall(More)
This report presents dietary intake estimates for selected B-vitamins, carotenes, and vitamins A, C, and E from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1999-2000, for the U.S. population. Vitamin intakes are estimated from one 24-hour dietary recall interview. Population means, medians, and standard errors of the mean are weighted to produce(More)
This report presents dietary intake estimates of 10 nutrients for the U.S. population by sex and age groups. Nutrient intakes are estimated from one 24-hour dietary recall interview conducted in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1999-2000. Population means, medians, and standard errors of the mean are weighted to produce national(More)
BACKGROUND The concentration of circulating total homocysteine is a sensitive marker of inadequate folate and vitamin B12 status. Elevated homocysteine concentrations are associated with an increased risk for vascular disease. OBJECTIVE To identify reference ranges for serum total homocysteine concentration in U.S. residents and quantify the contribution(More)
This report presents dietary intake estimates for selected minerals from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1999-2000, for the U.S. population. These minerals included: calcium, copper, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, selenium, sodium, and zinc. Mineral intakes are estimated from one 24-hour dietary recall interview. Population(More)
OBJECTIVES This report presents estimates of the prevalence of use of dietary supplements among the U.S. population by various demographic and descriptive characteristics, the number of products taken, and types of supplements taken by broad product-type categories. METHODS The third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III) is a(More)
Data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey In 2007-2008 the average energy intake for men was 2,504 kilocalories (kcals) and for women it was 1,771 kcals. The average carbohydrate intake was 47.9% of total kilocalories (% kcals) for men and 50.5% kcals for women; average protein intake was 15.9% kcals for men and 15.5% kcals for women;(More)
Relations of the carotenoids lutein and zeaxanthin in the diet and serum to photographic evidence of early and late age-related maculopathy (ARM) among persons over age 40 years (n = 8,222) were examined. Inverse relations of these carotenoids in the diet or serum to any form of ARM were not observed overall. There was a direct relation of dietary levels to(More)
OBJECTIVES This report presents national estimates of serum and red blood cell (RBC) folate and serum vitamin B12 distributions for persons 4 years and over, by sociodemographic variables. METHODS The third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III) (1988-94), provides information on the health and nutritional status of the civilian(More)
The aim of this study is to describe trends in the awareness, treatment, and control of hypertension; mean blood pressure; and the classification of blood pressure among US adults 2003 to 2012. Using data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2003 to 2012, a total of 9255 adult participants aged ≥18 years were identified as having(More)