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

Indicators

Data collected Sep 4 – Sep 22, 2021
GDR Score - 10.4NCD-Risk Score - 1.6NCD-Protect Score - 3.1
MDD-W
76%
Food group diversity score
5.9
All-5
37%
At least one starchy staple food
96%
At least one vegetable
91%
At least one fruit
51%
At least one pulse, nut, or seed
80%
At least one animal-source food
95%
Zero vegetable or fruit consumption
6%
Soft drink consumption
24%
At least one starchy staple food
96%
Whole grains
9%
Foods made from grains
93%
White roots or tubers
56%
At least one pulse, nut, or seed
80%
Pulses
77%
Nuts or seeds
17%
At least one vegetable
91%
Vitamin A-rich orange vegetables
20%
Dark green leafy vegetables
37%
Other vegetables
87%
At least one fruit
51%
Vitamin A-rich fruits
13%
Citrus
2%
Other fruits
44%
Dairy
82%
Milk
25%
Yogurt
10%
Cheese
75%
Eggs
56%
Meat, poultry, or fish
63%
Fish or seafood
9%
Poultry
33%
Unprocessed red meat
24%
Unprocessed red meat (ruminants)
24%
Unprocessed red meat (non-ruminants)
0%
Processed meats
7%
Salty snacks, instant noodles, or fast food
18%
Salty or fried snacks
55%
Packaged ultra-processed salty snacks
16%
Instant noodles
6%
Fast food
0%
Deep fried foods
48%
Sweet foods
22%
Baked or grain-based sweets
12%
Other sweets
15%
Sugar-sweetened beverages
24%
Soft drink consumption
24%
Sweet tea, coffee, or cocoa
88%
Fruit juice and fruit drinks
15%
% indicates percent of the population consuming in the previous day or night