Table 2

Percent consumption of different food groups by DDS for Sri Lankan adults (n=481)
DDS 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
No of adults 0 1 9 42 89 109 115 72 36 6 2
Percentage of adults with DDS 0 0.2 1.9 8.7 18.5 22.7 23.9 15.0 7.5 1.2 0.4
Food groups
Starch 0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Vegetables 0 0 33.3 54.8 76.4 69.7 85.2 86.1 94.4 100.0 100.0
Green leaves 0 0 0 21.4 12.4 38.5 42.6 52.8 80.6 83.3 100.0
Meat/poultry/egg 0 0 0 2.4 21.3 20.2 24.3 45.8 38.9 66.7 50.0
Fish/dry fish/sea foods 0 0 44.4 33.3 52.8 66.1 70.4 87.5 97.2 100.0 100.0
Milk/diary products 0 0 22.2 19.0 59.6 60.6 66.1 79.2 83.3 100.0 100.0
Pulses 0 100.0 55.6 54.8 59.6 67.9 77.4 81.9 86.1 100.0 100.0
Fruits 0 0 0 14.3 12.4 33.0 45.2 45.8 77.8 66.7 100.0
Fat/oil 0 0 11.1 26.2 22.5 35.8 47.8 52.8 61.1 33.3 100.0
Beverages 0 0 33.3 64.3 60.7 78.0 86.1 90.3 91.7 100.0 50.0
Sweets 0 0 0 2.4 6.7 14.7 33.0 43.1 50.0 83.3 100.0
Miscellaneous 0 0 0 7.1 15.7 15.6 21.7 34.7 38.9 66.7 100.0

Jayawardena et al.

Jayawardena et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:314   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-314

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