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Table 2 Comparison of food allergy knowledge and competencies of dietitians based in the UK, Australia and USA

From: Food allergy competencies of dietitians in the United Kingdom, Australia and United States of America

  High Moderate Low Not at all
  Aus USA UK Aus USA UK Aus USA UK Aus USA UK
Understand FA 25 57 23 45 41 53 18 2 17 8 0 5
Understand FI 43 59 22 45 39 54 10 2 18 1 0 4
Understand diagnosis of FA/FI 18 19 23 41 53 41 30 24 26 8 4 6
Recognise signs and symptoms of FA/FI 25 29 23 50 58 48 20 12 22 3 2 4
Develop Food Challenge protocols 13 8 8 35 35 25 35 38 32 13 19 23
Educate patients on avoidance 30 42 33 39 46 42 25 12 18 3 1 4
Develop elimination diet 18 14 21 23 40 25 22 31 12 18 15 10
Manage Multiple FA 17 28 21 17 49 23 26 20 13 19 3 12
Manage Feeding problems 13 17 9 19 39 25 26 33 19 23 10 13