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Table 2 Population characteristics of 22 patients being evaluated in the sleep laboratory for suspected sleep-disordered breathing

From: Monitoring mandibular movements to detect Cheyne-Stokes Breathing

  Median Mean ± SD 95% CI
Age (yrs) 67 65.95 ± 15.02 51.95–85.47
Height (cm) 169 169.86 ± 6.84 167.29–172.43
Weight(kg) 83 87.81 ± 13.04 73.0–112.2
BMI (kg/m2) 29.35 30.52 ± 4.91 24.78–41.22
LVEF (%)a 30 33.33 ± 9.85 28.22–38.44
TST (min) 448 441.52 ± 95.14 321.2–521.3
AHI (n/h) 57.5 52.93 ± 21.23 18.86–83.63
CAI (n/h) 19.2 17.50 ± 6.20 5.70–38.40
Arousal index (n/h) 42.3 40.67 ± 17.92 15.5–68.34
  1. Note: aLVEF: Left ventricular ejection fraction, only measured in the group of HF (n = 12) patients. TST: total sleep time, AHI: Apnea-Hypopnea hourly index, CAI: central apnea hourly indice. Sex: F = 5 (22.7%), M = 17 (77.3%)