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Table 4 Summary of Household Diet Diversity Score (HDDS; median and IQR)

From: Food security in rural Burkina Faso: the importance of consumption of own-farm sourced food versus purchased food

  Yatenga (n = 200) Seno (n = 200) Significance
HDDS—lean period 6.0 (2.0) 3.5 (3.0) *
HDDS—flush period 9.0 (1.0) 8.0 (4.0) NS
HDDS from farm production—lean period 2.0 (2.0) 1.0 (1.0) *
HDDS purchased—lean perioda 6.0 (2.0) 3.0 (3.0) *
HDDS from farm production—flush period 3.0 (2.0) 3.0 (2.0) *
HDDS purchased—flush period 7.0 (2.0) 7.0 (5.0) NS
  1. *Provinces have differing central tendencies
  2. aObservations with no purchased food in the ‘lean’ period removed (n = 8 from Yatenga province)