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Table 6 Results of responses relating to smoking and eye disease

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

Smoking advice N (%)
Frequency of taking a smoking history in new patients  
 o Every/most of the time 431 (32.3)
 o Sometimes 533 (40.0)
 o Rarely/never 369 (27.7)
Frequency of taking a smoking history in review patients  
 o Every/most of the time 283 (21.2)
 o Sometimes 576 (43.2)
 o Rarely/never 474 (35.6)
Frequency of informing smokers of the link between smoking and eye disease  
 o Every/most of the time 658 (49.4)
 o Sometimes 546 (41.0)
 o Rarely/never 129 (9.7)
Frequency of advising patients to stop smoking  
 o Every/most of the time 449 (33.7)
 o Sometimes 539 (40.8)
 o Rarely/never 345 (25.9)