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

Indicators

Data collected Sep 12 – Oct 3, 2021
GDR Score - 11.3NCD-Risk Score - 1.3NCD-Protect Score - 3.6
MDD-W
59%
Food group diversity score
5
All-5
32%
At least one starchy staple food
93%
At least one vegetable
82%
At least one fruit
66%
At least one pulse, nut, or seed
68%
At least one animal-source food
70%
Zero vegetable or fruit consumption
8%
Soft drink consumption
20%
At least one starchy staple food
93%
Whole grains
45%
Foods made from grains
70%
White roots or tubers
64%
At least one pulse, nut, or seed
68%
Pulses
58%
Nuts or seeds
33%
At least one vegetable
82%
Vitamin A-rich orange vegetables
19%
Dark green leafy vegetables
34%
Other vegetables
73%
At least one fruit
66%
Vitamin A-rich fruits
30%
Citrus
22%
Other fruits
49%
Dairy
32%
Milk
28%
Yogurt
8%
Cheese
3%
Eggs
24%
Meat, poultry, or fish
52%
Fish or seafood
32%
Poultry
7%
Unprocessed red meat
25%
Unprocessed red meat (ruminants)
21%
Unprocessed red meat (non-ruminants)
6%
Processed meats
2%
Salty snacks, instant noodles, or fast food
6%
Salty or fried snacks
44%
Packaged ultra-processed salty snacks
2%
Instant noodles
2%
Fast food
2%
Deep fried foods
42%
Sweet foods
27%
Baked or grain-based sweets
21%
Other sweets
14%
Sugar-sweetened beverages
20%
Soft drink consumption
20%
Sweet tea, coffee, or cocoa
62%
Fruit juice and fruit drinks
21%
% indicates percent of the population consuming in the previous day or night