Table 3

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

Jayawardena et al.

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

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