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Fig. 3 | BMC Geriatrics

Fig. 3

From: Long‐term prognosis of enteral feeding and parenteral nutrition in a population aged 75 years and older: a population‐based cohort study

Fig. 3

Kaplan-Meier curves for 730-day mortality after initiation of enteral feeding or PN in patients with non-malignant diseases: subgroup analysis of cerebrovascular disease (3a), neuromuscular disease (3b), dementia (3c), and pneumonia (3d)

Log-rank tests were performed between primary GS and secondary GS. Data were censored when the patients were uninsured by the national health insurance. PN: parenteral nutrition, NGT: nasogastric tube feeding, primary GS: gastrostomy without preceding NGT or PN, Secondary GS: gastrostomy secondary to preceding NGT or PN

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