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Table 3 Dietary advice to patients with established AMD or at risk of AMD

From: Advice about diet and smoking for people with or at risk of age-related macular degeneration: a cross-sectional survey of eye care professionals in the UK

Dietary advice N (%)
Frequency of dietary advice for patients with established AMD  
 o Always/most of the time 917 (67.9)
 o Sometimes 383 (28.4)
 o Never 50 (3.7)
Frequency of dietary advice for patients considered to be at risk of AMD  
 o Always/most of the time 719 (53.6)
 o Sometimes 526 (39.2)
 o Never 97 (7.2)
Dietary advice for patients with established AMD  
 o Eat plenty of leafy green vegetables 497 (38.3)
 o Eat oily fish at least twice per week 3 (0.2)
 o Both of the above 652 (50.7)
 o Other 140 (10.8)
Dietary advice for patients considered to be at risk of AMD  
 o Eat plenty of leafy green vegetables 476 (38.4)
 o Eat oily fish at least twice per week 6 (0.5)
 o Both of the above 585 (47.2)
 o Other 173 (14.0)