Table 1– Baseline characteristics of obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome (OSAS) patients and healthy controls
OSAS patientsHealthy controlsp-value
Female/male n3/378/12<0.001#
Age years55±1040±8<0.001
Height cm175±7175±80.888
Weight kg99±1578±14<0.001
BMI kg·m−232.00±4.525.4±4.1<0.001
AHI events·h−133.65±22.002.7±1.7<0.001
AI events·h−111.9±16.70.6±1.1<0.001+
HI events·h−122.6±19.52.1±1.5<0.001
SO2 %92.8±2.795.5±1.10.01
  • Data are presented as mean±sd, unless otherwise stated. BMI: body mass index, AHI: apnoea/hypopnoea index; AI: apnoea index; HI: hypopnoea index; SO2: oxygen saturation. #: Fisher's exact test; : t-test; +: Mann–Whitney U-test.