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Table 4 Pattern of consumption of the food groups by household dietary diversity score

From: Household dietary diversity and Animal Source Food consumption in Ethiopia: evidence from the 2011 Welfare Monitoring Survey

Low HDDS High HDDS P-value
Food groups Frequency % Food groups Frequency %
Cereals 5403 95.1 Cereal 22,265 99.8 P < 0.01
Legumes 4085 71.9 Legumes 20,659 92.6 P < 0.01
Vegetables 4460 78.5 Vegetables 20,926 93.8 P < 0.01
Oil 3938 69.3 Oil 22,154 99.3 P < 0.01
Fruits 602 10.6 Fruits 12,137 54.4 P < 0.01
Tubers 1182 20.8 Tubers 14,546 65.2 P < 0.01
Sweets 1619 28.5 Sweets 18,785 84.2 P < 0.01
Egg 2784 4.9 Egg 11,267 50.5 P < 0.01
Meat 1290 22.7 Meat 15,795 70.8 P < 0.01
Milk 1545 27.2 Milk 13,899 62.3 P < 0.01
Fish 6 0.1 Fish 580 2.6 P < 0.01
  1. Bold: to indicate food groups consumed in greater proportion (>50%) mainly among households with higher HDDS