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Nutrient Intakes Texas All U.S.
Percentage of individuals meeting REI - Energy 25.9 29.8
Percentage of individuals meeting DRI - Calcium 22.9 27.1
Percentage of individuals meeting DRI - Folate 23.3 24.9
Percentage of individuals meeting DRI - Iron 60.5 65.7
Percentage of individuals meeting DRI - Magnesium 28.6 32
Percentage of individuals meeting DRI - Niacin 72.5 75.8
Percentage of individuals meeting DRI - Phosphorus 75.4 78.3
Percentage of individuals meeting DRI - Protein 79.1 80.1
Percentage of individuals meeting DRI - Riboflavin 73.5 78.2
Percentage of individuals meeting DRI - Selenium 82.6 85.2
Percentage of individuals meeting DRI - Thiamin 66.7 71.7
Percentage of individuals meeting DRI - Vitamin A IU 38.9 45.3
Percentage of individuals meeting DRI - Vitamin A RE 40.9 47.8
Percentage of individuals meeting DRI - Vitamin B6 62.6 64.7
Percentage of individuals meeting DRI - Vitamin B12 70.5 70.1
Percentage of individuals meeting DRI - Vitamin C 48.6 51.7
Percentage of individuals meeting DRI - Vitamin E 12.3 14.1
Percentage of individuals meeting DRI - Zinc 56.4 58
Percentage of individuals meeting DRI - Copper 64.7 69.3
Percentage of individuals meeting DRI - Fiber 7.9 9.6
Percentage of individuals meeting DRI - Carbohydrate 82.9 87
Percentage of individuals using supplements 47.7 45.7
Healthy Eating Patterns Texas All U.S.
Percentage of individuals meeting vegetable recommendation 41.7 49.7
Percentage of individuals meeting grain recommendation 39.6 43.7
Percentage of individuals meeting fruit recommendation 23.4 29.1
Percentage of individuals meeting meat recommendation 18.7 22.4
Percentage of individuals meeting dairy recommendation 35.8 36.6
Percentage of individuals with energy from total fat <= 30% 31.6 37
Percentage of individuals with energy from saturated fat < 10% 36.1 39.5
Percentage of individuals with cholesterol intake <= 300mg 73.9 71.2
Percentage of individuals with sodium intake <= 2,400mg 40.5 36.2
Physical Activity and
Body Weight Indicators
Texas All U.S.
Percentage of individuals who exercise at least once monthly 53.6 53.9
Percentage of individuals with healthy weight 53.4 53.5
Percentage of children overweight 20.3 16.1
Percentage of individuals overweight 43.2 42.6
Food Secure Indicators Texas All U.S.
Farmer's Markets listed in National Directory 99 3,162
Percentage of households receiving food stamps 1996 12.9 10.7
Percentage of households receiving food stamps 1997 10.8 9.5
Percentage of households receiving food stamps 1998 8.5 8.2
Percentage of households not experiencing hunger 1995 86.1 88.3
Percentage of households not experiencing hunger 1996 85.8 88.7
Percentage of households not experiencing hunger 1997 87.1 90.4
Percentage of households not experiencing hunger 1998 83.6 88.2
Percentage of households not experiencing hunger 1999 86.7 89.9
Demographics Texas All U.S.
Population, 2000 20,851,820 281,421,906
Percentage White persons, 2000 71 75.1
Percentage Black or African American persons, 2000 11.5 12.3
Percentage American Indian and Alaska Native persons, 2000 .6 .9
Percentage Asian persons, 2000 2.7 3.6
Percentage Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, 2000 .1 .1
Persons reporting some other race, percent, 2000 11.7 5.5
Percentage reporting more than one race, 2000 2.5 2.4
Percentage under 18 years old, 2000 28.2 25.7
Percentage 65 years old or over 9.9 12.4
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2000 (b) 32 12.5
High school graduates, persons 25 years and over, 1990 7,438,046 119,524,718
College graduates, persons 25 years and over, 1990 2,094,905 32,310,253
Median household money income, 1997 $ 34,478 $ 37,005
Percentage of households below poverty, 1997 16.7 13.3
Percentage of children below poverty, 1997 23.6 19.9

CNMap

CNMap is a collection of food and nutrition indicators obtained from a variety of sources. Information on nutrient intakes, healthy eating patterns, physical activity and
Body weight come from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Continuing Survey of Food Intakes by Individuals (CSFII ) 1994-96, 1998. The percentages of individuals meeting the Dietary Reference Intakes1 (DRI) are based on day-1 nutrient intakes from the CSFII and DRI values established during the period from the mid 1990's to 2002. Pyramid Servings groups (fruit, grain, vegetable, dairy, and meat) estimates are for individuals 2 years old and over who meet the minimum daily servings recommendations.

All weight estimates are based on body mass index (BMI) values computed from self-reported height and weight obtained from CSFII participants. Individuals over 20 years old with BMI values of 25 and over are in the overweight and unhealthy weight categories; those with BMI values of less than 19 are in the unhealthy weight class. Individuals 20 years old and under with BMI values of 24.5 and over are in the overweight and unhealthy weight categories; those with BMI values of less than 13.5 are in the unhealthy weight class.

Not all states were covered in the CSFII. The Community Nutrition Research Group has assigned these states the values of the estimates for the region (Northeast, South, Midwest, and West) in which they reside.

Information on Farmers Markets was obtained from the Agricultural Marketing Service web site. Food Stamp participation rate is a combination of information from the USDA Food and Nutrition Service food stamp participation totals and the Bureau of the Census household totals.

Hunger information comes from the Food Security Supplement of the Current Population Survey conducted by the Bureau of the Census for the USDA Economic Research Service.

Demographic information was obtained from the Bureau of the Census Quickfacts web site. Income and poverty values are model-based estimates created by the Bureau of the Census.

1 The Dietary Reference Intakes used to determine percentages are based on recommended dietary allowances (RDA) or adequate intakes (AI).

Send comments on CNMap to: cnrg@rbhnrc.usda.gov


Last Modified: 12/19/2007
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