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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