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Table 3 Percent consumption of different food groups by DDSP for Sri Lankan adults (n=481)

From: High dietary diversity is associated with obesity in Sri Lankan adults: an evaluation of three dietary scores

DDSP 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
No of adults 23 122 149 128 44 13 2
Percentage of adults with DDS 4.8 25.4 31.0 26.6 9.1 2.7 0.4
Food groups
Starch 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Vegetables 0.0 30.3 56.4 71.9 86.4 100.0 100.0
Green leafy vegetables 0.0 3.3 16.1 36.7 38.6 69.2 100.0
Meat 0.0 5.7 20.8 26.6 40.9 53.8 100.0
Fish 0.0 28.7 40.9 64.1 75.0 92.3 100.0
Milk 0.0 3.3 6.0 10.9 27.3 30.8 100.0
Pulses 0.0 24.6 42.3 58.6 77.3 69.2 50.0
Fruits 0.0 4.1 17.4 31.2 54.5 84.6 50.0