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Table 2 Food frequency with Mean Folate dietary intake of women of reproductive age in Kersa, Eastern Ethiopia, 2019

From: Consumption of dietary folate estimates and its implication for reproductive outcome among women of reproductive age in Kersa: cross-sectional survey

Food group Rank Contribution Consumed Folate (ug/d) a
1) All starchy staples 2 49.6% 1130 (99.6) 84.4 (60.4; 104.0)
 Consumed everyday 769 (67.8) 95.2 (75.9; 110.4)
 Consumed ≤6 days 361 (31.8) 55.1 (38.6; 72.4)
2) Beans and Peas 1 59.7% 467 (41.2) 101.7 (73.7; 178.3)
 Consumed everyday 16 (1.4) 340.0 (129.0; 342.3)
 Consumed ≤6 days 451 (39.8) 97.1 (73.7; 161.6)
3) Nuts and Seeds 4 11.0% 74 (6.5) 18.7 (18.0; 27.0)
 Consumed everyday 0.0 (0.0) 0.0 (0.0; 0.0)
 Consumed ≤6 days 74 (6.5) 18.7 (18.0; 27.0)
4) All Diary 8 4.4% 754 (66.5) 7.5 (4.3; 7.5)
 Consumed everyday 293 (25.8) 7.5 (7.5; 7.5)
 Consumed ≤6 days 461 (40.6) 5.4 (4.3; 6.9)
5) Flesh Foods 10 1.0% 119 (10.5) 1.7 (0.9; 3.4)
 Consumed everyday 4 (0.4) 6.0 (6.0; 148.0)
 Consumed ≤6 days 115 (10.1) 1.7 (0.9; 3.4)
6) Eggs 9 3.1% 134 (11.8) 5.3 (2.6; 10.6)
 Consumed everyday 2 (0.2) 18.5 (18.5; 18.5)
 Consumed ≤6 days 132 (11.6) 5.3 (2.6; 10.6)
7) Vitamin A-rich dark green leafy vegetables 3 23.0% 524 (46.2) 39.2 (26.1; 52.3)
 Consumed everyday 10 (0.9) 91.4 (91.4; 91.4)
 Consumed ≤6 days 514 (45.3) 39.2 (26.1; 52.3)
8) Other vitamin A-rich vegetables and fruits 6 5.5% 355 (31.3) 9.4 (6.0; 16.9
 Consumed everyday 2 (0.2) 21.0 (21.0; 21.0)
 Consumed ≤6 day 353 (31.1) 9.0 (6.0; 16.3)
9) Other vegetables 5 10.4% 1113 (98.2) 17.7 (15.5; 27.1)
 Consumed everyday 890 (78.5) 17.7 (15.5; 28.0)
 Consumed ≤6 days 223 (19.7) 15.5 (11.9; 23.5)
10) Other fruits 7 5.2% 152 (13.4) 8.8 (8.8; 23.1)
 Consumed everyday 20 (1.8) 42.8 (42.8; 42.8)
 Consumed ≤6 days 132 (11.6) 8.8 (8.8; 13.2)
  1. aMedian Folate intake (25th; 75th percentile)