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Table 3 The proportion of food group consumption tabulated with dietary diversity among adolescents in Woldia Secondary Schools, Northeast Ethiopia, 2016 (N=411)

From: Factors associated with dietary diversity among adolescents in Woldia, Northeast Ethiopia

Food groups YES
N (%)
Adequate DDS
N (%)
Inadequate DDS
N (%)
Cereals 410 (99.8) 209 (50.9) 201 (48.9)
Vitamin A-rich fruits and vegetables 74 (18.0) 68 (16.5) 6 (1.5)
White roots and tubers 94 (22.9) 90 (21.9) 4 (1)
Dark green leafy vegetables 86 (20.9) 81 (19.7) 5 (1.2)
Other vegetables and fruits 390 (94.9) 208 (50.6) 182 (44.3)
Organ and flesh meat 94 (22.9) 68 (16.5) 26 (6.3)
Eggs 41 (10.0) 41 (10) 0 (0)
Milk and milk products 32 (7.8) 27 (6.6) 5 (1.2)
Legumes and nuts 343 (83.5) 181 (44) 162 (39.4)
Oils and fats 381 (92.7) 204 (49.6) 177 (43.1)
Mean dietary diversity 4.73