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Table 1 Clinical characteristics of the study group

From: Performance of brief ICF-sleep disorders and obesity core set in obstructive sleep apnea patients

  Whole group (n/%) No OSA (n/%) OSA (n/%) p value
Number 592/100 162/100 430/100  
Men 470/79.4 100/61.7 370/86.0 <  0.0001
age 49.21 ± 14.99 44.67 ± 16.43 50.93 ± 14.04 0.0233
BMI [kg/m2] 27.25 ± 4.66 26.13 ± 4.42 27.58 ± 7.05 0.0016
Smoking 263/44.4 46/28.4 217/50.5 <  0.0001
Current smoker 182/30.7 31/19.1 151/35.1 0.0001
Pack-years 19.91 ± 19.85 20.97 ± 23.92 19.69 ± 19.00 0.7435
Quitting smoking 93/15.7 15/9.3 78/18.1 0.0077
Quitting years 7.807 ± 7.716 6.643 ± 8.854 8.033 ± 7.524 0.4775
NC 39.47 ± 3.872 37.49 ± 3.79 39.99 ± 3.82 <  0.0001
Diabetes mellitus 87/14.7 17/10.5 70/16.3 0.0902
Arterial hypertension 268/45.3 51/31.5 217/50.5 <  0.0001
Short of breath 162/27.4 37/22.8 125/29.1 0.1479
AHI 21.00 ± 20.23 1.713 ± 1.522 26.08 ± 19.70 <  0.0001
Max apnea time 43.31 ± 28.11 15.43 ± 17.28 53.99 ± 23.81 <  0.0001
SaO2 nadir 79.72 ± 10.52 88.19 ± 5.64 76.47 ± 10.15 <  0.0001
Max pulse 109.7 ± 19.08 109.40 ± 20.47 109.8 ± 18.54 0.8531
4% decline of SaO2 index 20.37 ± 19.06 5.04 ± 7.75 26.50 ± 18.79 <  0.0001
rhinitis 149/25.2 40/24.7 109/25.3 0.9157
pharyngitis 127/21.5 24/14.8 103/24.0 0.0181
nasosinusitis 16/2.7 5/3.1 11/2.6 0.7772
nasal polyp 5/0.8 2/1.2 3/0.7 0.6180
polyp of vocal cord 4/0.7 3/1.9 1/0.2 0.0645
polypectomy 11/1.9 2/1.2 9/2.1 0.7356
Nasal septum deviation 6/1.0 1/0.6 5/1.2 1.00
  1. Data are presented as Mean ± standard deviations. Differences were compared between no OSA and OSA groups
  2. The data of significant difference were marked in bold.
  3. NC neck circumference, BMI body mass index, AHI apnea-hypopnea index, SaO2 oxygen saturation