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Fig. 4 | BMC Cancer

Fig. 4

From: Unfavorable impact of cancer cachexia on activity of daily living and need for inpatient care in elderly patients with advanced non-small-cell lung cancer in Japan: a prospective longitudinal observational study

Fig. 4

Difference between cachectic and non-cachectic patients in terms of cumulative hospital days and medical costs. Curves of mean cumulative functions for length of hospital stay (a) and medical costs (b) in cachectic (dotted-line) and non-cachectic (solid-line) patients. Curves of mean differences in the length of hospital stay (c) and medical costs (d). The colored area represents the 95% confidence interval of the mean difference. CAC, cancer cachexia

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