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

Indicators

Data collected Nov 25 – Dec 18, 2019
GDR Score - 10.5NCD-Risk Score - 1.4NCD-Protect Score - 3.0
MDD-W
44%
Food group diversity score
4.5
All-5
20%
At least one starchy staple food
98%
At least one vegetable
86%
At least one fruit
46%
At least one pulse, nut, or seed
44%
At least one animal-source food
85%
Zero vegetable or fruit consumption
10%
Soft drink consumption
18%
At least one starchy staple food
98%
Whole grains
67%
Foods made from grains
70%
White roots or tubers
48%
At least one pulse, nut, or seed
44%
Pulses
17%
Nuts or seeds
33%
At least one vegetable
86%
Vitamin A-rich orange vegetables
10%
Dark green leafy vegetables
23%
Other vegetables
82%
At least one fruit
46%
Vitamin A-rich fruits
10%
Citrus
23%
Other fruits
31%
Dairy
25%
Milk
17%
Yogurt
6%
Cheese
5%
Eggs
37%
Meat, poultry, or fish
74%
Fish or seafood
57%
Poultry
18%
Unprocessed red meat
27%
Unprocessed red meat (ruminants)
23%
Unprocessed red meat (non-ruminants)
5%
Processed meats
6%
Salty snacks, instant noodles, or fast food
17%
Salty or fried snacks
34%
Packaged ultra-processed salty snacks
5%
Instant noodles
11%
Fast food
4%
Deep fried foods
26%
Sweet foods
35%
Baked or grain-based sweets
24%
Other sweets
19%
Sugar-sweetened beverages
18%
Soft drink consumption
18%
Sweet tea, coffee, or cocoa
27%
Fruit juice and fruit drinks
19%
% indicates percent of the population consuming in the previous day or night