Table 2– Characteristics of the subgroup of obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome (OSAS) patients with measurements at baseline and after 3 months of continuous positive airway pressure therapy
OSAS patients
Pre-initiationAfter 3 months
Female/male n1/19
Age years57±9
Height cm175±7
Weight kg101±15
BMI kg·m−232.9±4.4
AHI events·h−132.0±22.82.9±3.4
AI events·h−19.4±17.41.3±2.8
HI events·h122.6±21.71.7±2.1
SO2 %92.5±2.594.4±1.5
  • Data are presented as mean±sd. BMI: body mass index; AHI: apnoea/hypopnoea index; AI: apnoea index; HI: hypopnoea index; SO2: oxygen saturation.