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Recommended citation for use of the country-adapted DQQ: Global Diet Quality Project. DQQ for Cameroon. Accessed at dietquality.org.

Indicators

Data collected Jun 8 – Jul 2, 2021
GDR Score - 10.5NCD-Risk Score - 1.6NCD-Protect Score - 3.1
MDD-W
53%
Food group diversity score
4.7
All-5
26%
At least one starchy staple food
93%
At least one vegetable
70%
At least one fruit
64%
At least one pulse, nut, or seed
58%
At least one animal-source food
79%
Zero vegetable or fruit consumption
14%
Soft drink consumption
21%
At least one starchy staple food
93%
Whole grains
42%
Foods made from grains
73%
White roots or tubers
42%
At least one pulse, nut, or seed
58%
Pulses
27%
Nuts or seeds
43%
At least one vegetable
70%
Vitamin A-rich orange vegetables
13%
Dark green leafy vegetables
45%
Other vegetables
44%
At least one fruit
64%
Vitamin A-rich fruits
38%
Citrus
11%
Other fruits
45%
Dairy
30%
Milk
23%
Yogurt
14%
Cheese
3%
Eggs
22%
Meat, poultry, or fish
70%
Fish or seafood
49%
Poultry
12%
Unprocessed red meat
32%
Unprocessed red meat (ruminants)
24%
Unprocessed red meat (non-ruminants)
13%
Processed meats
6%
Salty snacks, instant noodles, or fast food
9%
Salty or fried snacks
21%
Packaged ultra-processed salty snacks
5%
Instant noodles
2%
Fast food
3%
Deep fried foods
17%
Sweet foods
50%
Baked or grain-based sweets
43%
Other sweets
20%
Sugar-sweetened beverages
21%
Soft drink consumption
21%
Sweet tea, coffee, or cocoa
35%
Fruit juice and fruit drinks
16%
% indicates percent of the population consuming in the previous day or night