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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: Obstructive sleep apnea and multimorbidity

Variable AHI Total
Absent Mild Moderate Severe
  (0-4) (5-14) (15-29) (30 and over)  
Polysomnography results (%) 13 (10.8) 23 (19.2) 36 (30.0) 48 (40.0)  
Neck circumference * 41.17 ± 4.98 40.49 ± 4.12 42.59 ± 5.23 43.99 ± 3.61 42.28 ± 5. 63
Mean ± standard deviation (min and max) (34.7-50.5) (31.0-47.0) (32.0-59.9) (37.0-51.5) (31.0-59.9)
Body mass index 32.0 ± 6.7 30.1 ± 6.7 34.4 ± 7.2 35.8 ± 7.7 33.9 ± 7.4
Mean ± standard deviation (min and max) (22-47) (18-42) (24-60) (21-65) (18-65)
DBMA 16.0 ± 11.1 14.5 ± 9.6 21.2 ± 11.4 15.3 ±11.8 16.9 ± 11.5
Mean ± standard deviation (min and max) (2-36) (0-40) (2-40) (1-55) (0-55)
Mean number of diseases 7 diseases 5 diseases 8 diseases 5 diseases 6 diseases
  1. * N = 90.