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Table 1 Perceived Dietary Adherence Questionnaire (PDAQ) score for DM patients

From: Level of adherence to dietary recommendations and barriers among type 2 diabetic patients: a cross-sectional study in an Ethiopian hospital

Item mean, SD
On how many of the last SEVEN DAYS have you followed a healthful eating plan? 4.9 ± 0.91
On how many of the last SEVEN DAYS did you eat the number of fruit and vegetables? 1.84 ± 1.96
On how many of the last SEVEN DAYS did you eat carbohydrate-containing foods with a low Glycemic Index? (Example: dried beans, lentils, barley, pasta, low fat dairy products) 5.21 ± 1.95
On how many of the last SEVEN DAYS did you eat foods high in sugar, such as rice, potatoes, etc.? 5.49 ± 1.20
On how many of the last SEVEN DAYS did you eat foods high in fiber such as oatmeal, high fiber cereals, and whole-grain breads? 4.01 ± 1.95
On how many of the last SEVEN DAYS did you space carbohydrates evenly throughout the day? 1.67 ± 2.01
On how many of the last SEVEN DAYS did you eat fish or other foods high in omega-3 fats? 0.1 ± 0.62
On how many of the last SEVEN DAYS did you eat foods that contained or was prepared with canola, walnut, olive, or flax oils? 4.30 ± 3.24
On how many of the last SEVEN DAYS did you eat foods high in fat (such as high fat dairy products, fatty meat, fried foods or deep-fried foods)? 4.61 ± 1.61
Over all adherence – (n, %)  
Poor 238 (74.3)
Good 82 (25.7)