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Table 2 Patients dietary diversity score based on Kant (n = 200)

From: Dietary diversity and food security status among heart failure patients in the north of Iran

DDS of food pyramid groupsa Median Mean SD Min. Max.
Total score 1.96 2.10 0.92 0.29 6.12
Bread and cereals 0.57 0.67 0.24 0 1.14
Bean and vegetables 0.29 0.20 0.23 0 1.14
Fruits 0.67 0.44 0.46 0 2.00
Meats 0.00 0.26 0.36 0 2.00
Dairy products 0.40 0.53 0.34 0 2.00
  1. DDS indicated dietary diversity score, SD standard deviation
  2. aThe range of score in each food group is 0 to 2 and the range of score in total is 0 to 10