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Sierra Leone

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

Indicators

Data collected Aug 18 – Sep 13, 2022
GDR Score - 11.1NCD-Risk Score - 1.2NCD-Protect Score - 3.3
MDD-W
50%
Food group diversity score
4.1
All-5
32%
At least one starchy staple food
98%
At least one vegetable
85%
At least one fruit
46%
At least one pulse, nut, or seed
40%
At least one animal-source food
80%
Zero vegetable or fruit consumption
11%
Soft drink consumption
12%
At least one starchy staple food
98%
Whole grains
31%
Foods made from grains
88%
White roots or tubers
45%
At least one pulse, nut, or seed
40%
Pulses
22%
Nuts or seeds
61%
At least one vegetable
85%
Vitamin A-rich orange vegetables
24%
Dark green leafy vegetables
78%
Other vegetables
33%
At least one fruit
46%
Vitamin A-rich fruits
17%
Citrus
12%
Other fruits
39%
Dairy
19%
Milk
15%
Yogurt
5%
Cheese
4%
Eggs
16%
Meat, poultry, or fish
78%
Fish or seafood
74%
Poultry
14%
Unprocessed red meat
15%
Unprocessed red meat (ruminants)
11%
Unprocessed red meat (non-ruminants)
9%
Processed meats
7%
Salty snacks, instant noodles, or fast food
10%
Salty or fried snacks
22%
Packaged ultra-processed salty snacks
7%
Instant noodles
1%
Fast food
4%
Deep fried foods
18%
Sweet foods
30%
Baked or grain-based sweets
25%
Other sweets
15%
Sugar-sweetened beverages
20%
Soft drink consumption
12%
Sweet tea, coffee, or cocoa
27%
Fruit juice and fruit drinks
16%
% indicates percent of the population consuming in the previous day or night