Table 3—

Results at baseline of control subjects and nonsmoker patients with obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome

ControlsNonsmokers
Subjects n3728
HDLc mg·dL−151±946±9*
TAS mmol·L−11.50±0.131.41±0.14*
GGT U·L−132±1641±17*
Vitamin A μg·dL−174±1764±21*
Vitamin E μg·dL−11774±5031550±434*
  • Data are presented as mean±sd or n. HDLc: high-density lipoprotein cholesterol; TAS: total antioxidant status; GGT: γ-glutamyltransferase. *: p<0.05 versus healthy controls.