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Table 3 Change in lifestyle since having a stoma (n = 425)

From: Smoking, alcohol consumption, diet and physical activity following stoma formation surgery, stoma-related concerns, and desire for lifestyle advice: a United Kingdom survey

  PA n (%)a Diet n (%)a Alcohol n (%)a Smoking n (%)a
For the better 64 (15.1) 153 (36.3) 146 (34.6) 52 (12.6)
For the worse 238 (56.1) 99 (23.5) 20 (4.7) 11 (2.7)
No change 113 (26.6) 159 (37.8) 251 (59.5) 344 (83.5)
Don’t know 9 (2.1) 10 (2.4) 5 (1.2) 5 (1.2)
Missing 1 4 3 13
  1. a Percentages calculated excluding the missing responses