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What is the difference between various and other in the diet data?

This is a product of the cleaning and summarization of the data into Data Commons. For each dietary additive, the owner could indicate one or more specific added products from a checklist or add another product of their own. For example, when asked if the dog’s diet included any added dairy the possible answers included: cheese, cottage cheese, cream cheese, ice cream/frozen yogurt, milk, soy milk, yogurt and other. If the owner selected multiple of these answers, the Data Commons algorithm summarizes the answer as various. If the owner selected only the other option, this would be denoted as other in the data.