Table 2.

Outcome after PEG: Multivariate analysis (Cox model)

Variablep ValueRisk ratio95% CI
PEG = percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy; CI = confidence interval; FVC% = forced vital capacity percent of predicted.
Weight loss, %0.0009
<101
≥104.182.72–6.42
FVC%0.0047
≥651
<652.801.95–4.01
Age, y0.0336
≤601
>602.281.55–3.37