Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism / 2019 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Dietary Diversity and Associated Factors among Pregnant Women Attending Antenatal Clinic in Shashemane, Oromia, Central Ethiopia: A Cross-Sectional Study

Table 3

Dietary diversity frequency of pregnant mothers attending antenatal clinics in Shashemane, Oromia, Central Ethiopia, in 2017 ().

Food group consumption in previous 24 hFrequency (%)

Starch staples (grains, white roots and tuber, and plantains)299 (95)
Pulses (beans, peas, and lentils)85 (27)
Nuts and seeds185 (58.7)
Dairy105 (33.3)
Meat, poultry, and fish36 (11.4)
Eggs11 (3.5)
Dark green leafy vegetables64 (20.3)
Other vitamin A-rich fruits and vegetables59 (18.7)
Other vegetables208 (66)
Other fruits165 (52.4)
Women dietary diversity
 Adequate80 (25.4)
 Inadequate235 (74.6)

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