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Table 5 Information, advice or support received about lifestyle behaviours (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 (%) Diet n (%) Alcohol n (%) Smoking n (%)a
After your original stoma surgery, were you ever given any information, advice or support about the following:
 Yes 219 (51.5) 283 (66.6) 105 (24.7) 81 (19.2)
 No and I would not have wanted any information or advice 14 (3.3) 12 (2.8) 156 (36.7) 246 (58.3)
 No and I would have liked to have received some information and advice 177 (41.6) 127 (29.9) 135 (31.8) 49 (11.6)
 Don’t know 15 (3.5) 3 (0.7) 29 (6.8) 46 (10.9)
 Missing     3
If yes, was the advice and support useful?
 Yes 202 (92.2) 233 (82.3) 97 (92.4) 63 (77.8)
 No 11 (5.0) 41 (14.5) 6 (5.7) 15 (18.5)
 Don’t know 6 (2.7) 9 (3.2) 2 (1.9) 3 (3.7)
  1. a Percentages calculated excluding the missing responses