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Table 1 Demographic and anthropometric data for 219 7 to 12 year old children and 133 65 to 79 year old adults

From: Omega-6/omega-3 fatty acid intake of children and older adults in the U.S.: dietary intake in comparison to current dietary recommendations and the Healthy Eating Index

7- to 12-year-olds 65- to 79-year-olds
Age (years) 8.8 (1.6) Age (years) 72.1 (4.3)
 7- to 9-year-olds 72.6% (159)  65- to 69-year olds 32.0% (41)
 10- to 12-year-olds 27.4% (60)  70- to 74-year-olds 35.9% (46)
 75- to 79-year olds 32.0% (41)
Race Race
 Caucasian 86.4% (140)  Caucasian 96.9% (124)
 African-American 6.8% (11)  African-American 1.6% (2)
 Asian 1.2% (2)  Asian 0.8% (1)
 Native American 0.6% (1)  Native American 0.8% (1)
 Multiracial 4.9% (8)  Multiracial 0%
Hispanic 5.6% (9) Hispanic 0%
Female 53.0% (116) Female 58.6% (75)
Maternal Education Education
 High School Degree 5.6% (9)  Less than High School 2.3% (3)
 Some College 31.7% (51)  High School Degree 14.1% (18)
 College Degree 35.4% (57)  Some College/AA Degree 47.7% (61)
 Graduate School 1.2% (2)  College Degree 19.5% (25)
 Graduate Degree 26.1% (42)  Graduate School 14.8% (19)
    Graduate Degree 1.6% (2)
BMI 19.1 (5) BMI 27.3 (3.8)
   Blood pressure 131.7 (17.3)/ 74.3 (9.1)
   Waist Circumference 39.5 (3.9)
   Mild Cognitive Impairment a 66.4% (85)
  1. BMI Body Mass Index, AA Associate of Arts
  2. Note aMild cognitive impairment was assessed with the Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA). Scores below 25 (out of 30) indicated mild cognitive impairment