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Table 4 The percentages of the studied 6-year-old children in the reference ranges for mineral intakes

From: Dietary intake in 6-year-old children from southern Poland: part 2 – vitamin and mineral intakes

Nutrient Girls ( n  = 64) Boys ( n  = 56) All children ( n  = 120) P
% % %  
Calcium     
  Below EAR 76.6 66.1 71.7 0.203
  Above UL 0.0 0.0 0.0 #
Phosphorus     
  Below EAR 0.0 0.0 0.0 #
  Above UL 0.0 0.0 0.0 #
Magnesium     
  Below EAR 0.0 0.0 0.0 #
Sodium     
  Below AI 0.0 0.0 0.0 #
  Above UL 100.0 100.0 100.0 #
Potassium     
  Below AI 92.2 83.9 88.3 0.160
Iron     
  Below EAR 0.0 0.0 0.0 #
  Above UL 0.0 0.0 0.0 #
Zinc     
  Below EAR 1.6 0.0 0.8 0.350
  Above UL 3.1 5.4 4.2 0.543
Copper     
  Below EAR 0.0 0.0 0.0 #
  Above UL 0.0 0.0 0.0 #
Manganese     
  Below AI 0.0 0.0 0.0 #
  Above UL 46.9 57.1 51.7 0.261
Iodine     
  Below EAR 0.0 0.0 0.0 #
  Above UL 0.0 0.0 0.0 #
  1. P – significance;
  2. # – P cannot be calculated when percentage is 0.0 or 100.0.