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Table 2 Socio-demographic and clinical characteristics of HNCP (Age/Feeding/Traqueostomy).

From: Geriatric oncology: comparing health related quality of life in head and neck cancer patients

Age Feeding
No. of subjects (%)
Traqueostomy
No. of subjects (%)
  Oral feeding PEG tube Nasogastric tube Yes No
40-60 154 (88.5) 8 (10.6) 4(1.0) 23 (21.9) 82 (78.1)
≥ 65 92 (92.8) 11(4.8) 1(2.4) 38 (23.3) 125 (76.7)