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

Indicators

Data collected Apr 19 – Sep 1, 2022
GDR Score - 9.3NCD-Risk Score - 3.6NCD-Protect Score - 4.0
MDD-W
87%
Food group diversity score
6.5
All-5
45%
At least one starchy staple food
92%
At least one vegetable
85%
At least one fruit
79%
At least one pulse, nut, or seed
64%
At least one animal-source food
98%
Zero vegetable or fruit consumption
7%
Soft drink consumption
39%
At least one starchy staple food
92%
Whole grains
34%
Foods made from grains
84%
White roots or tubers
48%
At least one pulse, nut, or seed
64%
Pulses
39%
Nuts or seeds
45%
At least one vegetable
85%
Vitamin A-rich orange vegetables
47%
Dark green leafy vegetables
41%
Other vegetables
74%
At least one fruit
79%
Vitamin A-rich fruits
14%
Citrus
26%
Other fruits
72%
Dairy
85%
Milk
48%
Yogurt
19%
Cheese
72%
Eggs
49%
Meat, poultry, or fish
92%
Fish or seafood
23%
Poultry
53%
Unprocessed red meat
56%
Unprocessed red meat (ruminants)
45%
Unprocessed red meat (non-ruminants)
22%
Processed meats
46%
Salty snacks, instant noodles, or fast food
42%
Salty or fried snacks
44%
Packaged ultra-processed salty snacks
27%
Instant noodles
10%
Fast food
17%
Deep fried foods
23%
Sweet foods
71%
Baked or grain-based sweets
49%
Other sweets
49%
Sugar-sweetened beverages
43%
Soft drink consumption
39%
Sweet tea, coffee, or cocoa
36%
Fruit juice and fruit drinks
40%
% indicates percent of the population consuming in the previous day or night