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Table 1 Clinical parameter of OSA patients

From: SOD2 ameliorates pulmonary hypertension in a murine model of sleep apnea via suppressing expression of NLRP3 in CD11b+ cells

Severity aAll(1)Normal(2)Mild(3)Moderate(4)SevereP value
Patient No.(%)117(100%)39293118 
Female3081075N VS MID:0.197, 0.03; N vs. MOD:0.834; N vs. S:0.543, MID vs. MOD:0.307; MID vs. S: 0.632 MOD vs. S:0.683;
Male8731192413
Age49.58 ± 12.2440.34 ± 12.4741.34 ± 22.239.26 ± 13.2147.25 ± 17.36N VS MID:0.092; N vs. MOD:0.01; N vs. S:0.124, MID vs. MOD:0.11; MID vs. S: 0.674 MOD vs. S:0.526;
BMI26.58 ± 3.7529.24 ± 4.2131.35 ± 5.2432.46 ± 4.4436.29 ± 4.29N VS MID:0.543; N vs. MOD:0.231; N vs. S:0.044, MID vs. MOD:0.61; MID vs. S: 0.034 MOD vs. S:0.031;
AHI(PSG)12.3 ± 18.241.75 ± 1.58.24 ± 2.4520.66 ± 3.7150.3 ± 18.06N VS MID:0.052; N vs. MOD:0.02; N vs. S:0.034, MID vs. MOD:0.012; MID vs. S: 0.0044 MOD vs. S:0.016;
ESS8.28 ± 5.524.16 ± 2.9711.73 ± 0.9615.75 ± 1.7426.67 ± 5.5N VS MID:0.047; N vs. MOD:0.03; N vs. S:0.004, MID vs. MOD:0.001; MID vs. S: 0.213 MOD vs. S:0.025;
  1. a Normal (N): AHI < 5; Mild (MID): 5AHI < 15; Moderate (MOD): 15AHI < 30; Severe (S):AHI30. Clinical parameter including age, gender, body mass index (BMI), apnea hypopnea index (AHI) and epworth sleepiness scale (ESS) score were displayed in the table. The results are shown as mean ± SD. Rank sum test was used for gender difference analysis. One-way anova or kruskalwallis, as appropriate according to the distribution of the data