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Table 1 Underlying Diseases in patients who had PEG-tube placed (n = 191)

From: Acceptability and outcomes of the Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG) tube placement- patients' and care givers' perspectives

Aetiology n (%)
Dysphagic Stroke 121(63)
Dementia 26(14)
Advanced Parkinsonism 21(11)
Oropharyngeal tumours 14(7)
CNS tumours 5(3)
Olivopontine cerebellar atrophy 2(1)
Wilson's Disease 2(1)
  1. Results are presented as numbers (percentage)