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Table 3 Change in eating habits since diagnosis, by disease group (N = 300)

From: Immune-mediated inflammatory diseases and nutrition: results from an online survey on patients’ practices and perceptions

Variable Rheumatic diseases Gastrointestinal diseases Psoriasis (N = 50) Overall (N = 300)
RA (N = 50) AS (N = 50) PsA (N = 50) CD (N = 50) UC (N = 50)
Change, N (%)
 Yes 21 (42) 16 (32) 14 (28) 40 (80) 30 (60) 10 (20) 131 (44)
 No 29 (58) 34 (68) 36 (72) 10 (20) 20 (40) 40 (80) 169 (56)
Person who recommended change, N (%)
 Patient his/herself 8 (38) 8 (50) 12 (86) 29 (73) 20 (67) 8 (80) 90 (69)
 HCP 13 (62) 8 (50) 2 (14) 11 (27) 10 (33) 2 (20) 41 (31)
Reason for no change, N (%)
 Patient decision despite HCP advice, % 12 (41) 10 (29) 12 (33) 5 (50) 7 (35) 6 (15) 52 (31)
 No advice from HCP, % 17 (59) 24 (71) 24 (67) 5 (50) 13 (65) 34 (85) 117 (69)
  1. Abbreviations: HCP Healthcare professionals, AS Ankylosing spondylitis, RA Rheumatoid arthritis, PsA Psoriatic arthritis, CD Crohn’s disease, UC Ulcerative colitis