Table 1

Values of model parameters

Untreated OSASTreated OSAS[Refs.]
Probabilities#
CHD1.18512, 25, 26
Stroke1.35312, 25, 26
Car accident8.115, 20
Death after stroke1.11.1 26
Death after CHD1.11.1 26
Utilities
OSAS0.7380.811Present study
Nonfatal stroke0.5900.649 27
Nonfatal CHD0.6640.730 27
Costs+
Diagnosis01028 28
Treatment with nCPAP0358Present study
Stroke hospitalisation33733373 26
CHD hospitalisation31283128 26
  • OSAS: obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome

  • CHD: coronary heart disease

  • nCPAP: nasal continuous positive airway pressure

  • #: relative risk

  • : European quality of life 5D scale

  • +: in Euros