Table 2—

Results at baseline between control subjects and patients with obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome(OSAS)

ControlsOSAS
Subjects n3747
Glucose mg·dL−1105±10109±19
Triglycerides mg·dL−1147±92143±96
Cholesterol mg·dL−1223±30220±33
LDLc mg·dL−1150±34148±30
HDLc mg·dL−151±945±9#
Uric acid mg·dL−16.6±1.26.9±1.3
TAS mmol·L−11.50±0.101.40±0.16***
GGT U·L−132±1642±22*
GPX U·L−1798±19844±19
Vitamin A μg·dL−174±1764±19*
Vitamin E μg·dL−11774±5031525±499*
Vitamin B12 pg·mL−1475±312501±352
Folate ng·mL−19.5±3.510.0±3.3
Homocysteine μmol·L−111.8±4.210.8±4.3
  • Data are presented as mean±sd unless otherwise stated. LDLc: low-density lipoprotein cholesterol; HDLc: high-density lipoprotein cholesterol; TAS: total antioxidant status; GGT: γ-glutamyltransferase; GPX: glutathione peroxidase. #: p<0.005; *: p<0.05; ***: p<0.001 versus healthy controls.