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Table 1 Percentiles for telomere length (base pairs) and caffeine intake among U.S. women and men

From: Caffeine consumption and telomere length in men and women of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES)

  Percentile (±SE)
Variable 5th 25th 50th 75th 95th
Telomere Length (base pairs)
 Women (n = 3085) 4937 ± 42 5386 ± 42 5743 ± 40 6178 ± 54 7007 ± 111
 Men (n = 2741) 4948 ± 30 5353 ± 31 5735 ± 39 6193 ± 50 7022 ± 82
 Combined (n = 5826) 4943 ± 32 5373 ± 33 5738 ± 37 6188 ± 49 7014 ± 85
Caffeine Intake (mg per day)
 Women (n = 3085) 0 ± 0.4 13 ± 7 109 ± 9 231 ± 11 555 ± 24
 Men (n = 2741) 0 ± 0.6 47 ± 9 145 ± 11 302 ± 14 685 ± 30
 Combined (n = 5826) 0 ± 0.4 32 ± 9 124 ± 8 262 ± 9 616 ± 30
  1. SE standard error. Table values include person-level weighted adjustments based on the sampling design of NHANES so that values reflect those of the U.S. population