Skip to main content

Table 3 Frequency of consumption of twelve food groups among adults 18–64 years of age, Hawassa city, Ethiopia, 2015

From: Prevalence and factors associated with overweight and obesity among adults in Hawassa city, southern Ethiopia: a community based cross-sectional study

Food groups %
> once/day Once/day 3–6 times/wk 1–2 times/wk 1–2 times/mo < once/mo
Cereals 3.6 96.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Oil and fat 14.9 85.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Legumes 1.2 64.1 16.2 9.9 5.3 3.1
Roots and tubers 6.3 37.8 27.1 24.2 4.6 0.0
Dairy 0.0 33.6 22.1 20.1 13.0 11.1
Fruits 0.0 31.3 35.1 33.6 0.0 0.0
Meat 15.8 28.6 17.7 18.7 16.6 2.5
Vegetables 0.0 22.3 18.3 27.9 31.5 0.0
Fish 0.0 9.7 9.7 10.5 36.5 33.6
Eggs 0.0 21.4 21.6 28.1 29.0 0.0
Sweets and sugar 0.0 21.5 27.4 26.9 24.0 0.0
Coffee and tea 23.3 16.8 23.7 20.4 13.9 1.9