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

Indicators

Data collected Jun 19 – Jul 21, 2021
GDR Score - 11.4NCD-Risk Score - 1.6NCD-Protect Score - 4.0
MDD-W
69%
Food group diversity score
5.6
All-5
38%
At least one starchy staple food
95%
At least one vegetable
86%
At least one fruit
70%
At least one pulse, nut, or seed
56%
At least one animal-source food
90%
Zero vegetable or fruit consumption
7%
Soft drink consumption
22%
At least one starchy staple food
95%
Whole grains
54%
Foods made from grains
90%
White roots or tubers
38%
At least one pulse, nut, or seed
56%
Pulses
52%
Nuts or seeds
14%
At least one vegetable
86%
Vitamin A-rich orange vegetables
27%
Dark green leafy vegetables
65%
Other vegetables
63%
At least one fruit
70%
Vitamin A-rich fruits
33%
Citrus
32%
Other fruits
58%
Dairy
79%
Milk
78%
Yogurt
15%
Cheese
2%
Eggs
32%
Meat, poultry, or fish
47%
Fish or seafood
25%
Poultry
7%
Unprocessed red meat
26%
Unprocessed red meat (ruminants)
24%
Unprocessed red meat (non-ruminants)
4%
Processed meats
9%
Salty snacks, instant noodles, or fast food
12%
Salty or fried snacks
47%
Packaged ultra-processed salty snacks
4%
Instant noodles
7%
Fast food
3%
Deep fried foods
43%
Sweet foods
29%
Baked or grain-based sweets
25%
Other sweets
10%
Sugar-sweetened beverages
22%
Soft drink consumption
22%
Sweet tea, coffee, or cocoa
82%
Fruit juice and fruit drinks
18%
% indicates percent of the population consuming in the previous day or night