Table 4: Proportion of population (target group and non-target groups) with estimated folic acid intakes above the upper level.

Age group (both genders) UL ( 𝜇 g/day) Proportion of respondents with folic acid intakes above the UL (%)#
Pre-fortificationPost-fortification

2-3 years¥300524
4–8 years¥400317
9–13 years¥60017
14–16 years¥800<15
19 years and above*1,000<11
16 44 years (women) *Based on the relevant UL for each individual in the estimates—800 or 1000 depending on age0<1

#Does not include use of dietary supplements.
¥2007 ANCNPAS data: number of respondents aged 2-3 years = 552; 4–8 years = 1,520; 9–13 years = 1,493; 14–16 years = 922.
*1995 NNS restricted sample: number of respondents aged 16–44 years (females only) = 328; 19 years and above (both genders) = 1,163.