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Table 5 The mean dietary serving score (DSS) within the food groups in the study population

From: Use of dietary diversity score as a proxy indicator of nutrient adequacy of rural elderly people in Sri Lanka

Food group Mean SD
Cereals/roots 4 0.2
Vegetables 2.6 1.3
Fruits 1.0 1.4
Legumes/lentils 1.1 0.8
Meat/fish/egg 1.4 0.8
Milk/dairy products 1.3 1.2
Total DSS 11.4 2.3