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

Indicators

Data collected Jul 29 – Oct 14, 2021
GDR Score - 10.9NCD-Risk Score - 1.5NCD-Protect Score - 3.4
MDD-W
41%
Food group diversity score
4.6
All-5
28%
At least one starchy staple food
95%
At least one vegetable
71%
At least one fruit
44%
At least one pulse, nut, or seed
67%
At least one animal-source food
78%
Zero vegetable or fruit consumption
22%
Soft drink consumption
13%
At least one starchy staple food
95%
Whole grains
67%
Foods made from grains
77%
White roots or tubers
55%
At least one pulse, nut, or seed
67%
Pulses
64%
Nuts or seeds
18%
At least one vegetable
71%
Vitamin A-rich orange vegetables
23%
Dark green leafy vegetables
26%
Other vegetables
65%
At least one fruit
44%
Vitamin A-rich fruits
20%
Citrus
14%
Other fruits
38%
Dairy
70%
Milk
63%
Yogurt
35%
Cheese
9%
Eggs
25%
Meat, poultry, or fish
28%
Fish or seafood
16%
Poultry
14%
Unprocessed red meat
11%
Unprocessed red meat (ruminants)
11%
Unprocessed red meat (non-ruminants)
2%
Processed meats
6%
Salty snacks, instant noodles, or fast food
31%
Salty or fried snacks
38%
Packaged ultra-processed salty snacks
27%
Instant noodles
11%
Fast food
3%
Deep fried foods
23%
Sweet foods
39%
Baked or grain-based sweets
33%
Other sweets
17%
Sugar-sweetened beverages
13%
Soft drink consumption
13%
Sweet tea, coffee, or cocoa
64%
Fruit juice and fruit drinks
14%
% indicates percent of the population consuming in the previous day or night