Table 2 Usual median intakes compared to the AI of selected nutrients for men and women

From: Evidence of dietary inadequacy in adults with chronic spinal cord injury

  Men Women
  19–30 31–50 51–70 >70 19–30 31–50 51–70
  (n=9) (n=40) (n=12) (n=2) (n=4) (n=8) (n=2)
Fiber (g)
 Median 17.5 17.3 20.6 23.2 20.2 15.7 17.3
 AI 38 38 30 30 25 25 21
Vitamin D (IU)
 Median 95.8 137.5 133.8 112.0 50.9 65.0 68.5
 AI 200 200 400 600 200 200 400
Calcium (mg)
 Median 810.4 800.6 707.2 631.8 873.7 857.8 655.3
 AI 1000 1000 1200 1200 1000 1000 1200
Potassium (mg)
 Median 2399 2761 2512 2438 2703 2323 2612
 AI 4700 4700 4700 4700 4700 4700 4700
Sodium (mg)
 Median 2955 2973 2326 2964 2467 2517 2467
 AI 1500 1500 1300 1200 1500 1500 1300
  1. Abbreviation: AI, adequate intake.