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Table 2 Type of support device for technology-dependent children

From: Looking into the life of technology-dependent children and their caregivers in Korea: lifting the burden of too many responsibilities

  Respiratory support   
Nutrition support O2 onlya Tracheostomy without ventilator Non-Invasive Ventilator Tracheostomy and ventilator Total
Oral feeding, n (%) 5 (6.8) 12 (16.2) 7 (9.5) 9 (12.2) 33 (44.6)
Enteral feeding, n (%) 13 (17.6) 3 (4.1) 2 (2.7) 18 (24.3) 36 (48.6)
Parenteral feeding, n (%) 5 (6.8) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 5 (6.8)
Total, n (%) 23 (31.1) 15 (20.3) 9 (12.2) 27 (36.5) 74 (100.0)
  1. a included patients who received non-invasively oxygen without tracheostomy or home mechanical ventilation