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Table 5 Frequency of consumption of local versus imported meat and meat products

From: Public awareness and perception of Ghana’s restrictive policy on fatty meat, as well as preference and consumption of meat products among Ghanaian adults living in the Kumasi Metropolis

Food item More than once a month Once a month Occasional & never
Imported beef 18.6 7.2 77
Local beef 50 11.9 37.7
Imported chicken 50 13.5 38.4
Local chicken 27.5 14.1 57.9
Imported turkey tail 2.4 1.3 96.4
Local turkey tail 2.2 1.3 96.6
Imported pork 16.0 5 79
Local pork 14.4 6.1 79.6
Imported mutton 7.4 4.5 88.1
Local mutton 18.3 8 73.7
Imported goat meat 10.1 7.2 83.1
Local goat meat 41.5 13.8 54.6
Imported processed meat 27.3 12.2 60.5
Local processed meat 19.9 7.4 75.9
  1. The FFQ used had 5 categories of frequencies. In the analysis, weekly and fortnightly were combined into one category labelled more than once a month, and occasionally and never also combined into one category