Dietary Supplement Ingridient Database

Children's Multivitamin/mineral Calculators

The children's multivitamin/mineral (MVM) calculator is an interactive research tool that reports national estimates for 16 ingredients in children's MVMs This calculator allows the user to enter ingredient information from MVM labels and generate the appropriate predicted mean values, standard errors (SE) and 95% confidence intervals (CI) for those labeled levels. These values can be saved to build a small database for national, regional or local intake studies.

The children's MVM calculator is available in 2 versions. The 'Ages 4 and Older' version is appropriate for most uses. The 'Ages 1 to < 4' version can be used for studies of supplement use in this age group.

Start Children’s MVM (Ages 4 and older) Calculator Start Children’s MVM (Ages 1 to < 4) Calculator

Calculator Instructions (PDF)

The predicted mean value for each ingredient estimates the mean analytical content calculated by regression. For additional information on the DSID children's MVM research, see the Multivitamins and Data Files pages.


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Dietary Supplement Ingridient Database