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Table 3 Women dietary diversity of the pregnant women in Dessie town, northeastern Ethiopia, 2017G.C, (N = 604)

From: Factors associated with dietary practice and nutritional status of pregnant women in Dessie town, northeastern Ethiopia: a community-based cross-sectional study

Food groups*Frequency (percentage)
Cereals, white root and tubers, and plantains100 (100.0)
Pulses/legumes598 (99.0)
Nuts and seeds69 (11.4)
Meat, fish and poultry (chicken)158 (26.2)
Dairy and products154 (25.5)
Egg176 (29.1)
Dark green leafy vegetables280 (46.4)
Other Vitamin A fruits and vegetables145 (24.0)
Other fruits290 (48.0)
Other vegetables312 (51.6)
Women Dietary diversity
 Good (ate ≥5 food groups)450 (74.5)
 Low/Poor (ate < 5 food groups)154 (25.5)