Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism / 2020 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Nearly One in Three Lactating Mothers Is Suffering from Inadequate Dietary Diversity in Amhara Region, Northwest Ethiopia

Table 3

Dietary diversity frequency of lactating mothers (n = 408) in Lay Gayint District, South Gondar Zone, Ethiopia, March 2018.

Food group consumed within the previous 24 hFrequencyPercent

Carbohydrates and starchYes40699.5
No205

Green leafy vegetableNo38694.6
Yes225.4

Sources of vitamin ANo38794.9
Yes215.1

Fruits and vegetablesNo29071.1
Yes11828.9

Fat and oilNo15638
Yes25262

Meat and fishNo37892.6
Yes307.4

EggNo37992.9
Yes297.1

PulseNo389.3
Yes37090.7

Dairy productsNo38394
Yes256

Dietary diversity (DD)Low26865.7
Medium12330.1
High174.2

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