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Table 3 Bivariate analysis with dichotomized polysomnography results

From: Obstructive sleep apnea and multimorbidity

Variable r* pvalue
BMI 0.261 0.01
Neck circumference 0.265 0.05
Sex 0.244 0.01
Income 0.218 0.05
Vascular DBMA (sub-score) 0.261 0.01
Cardiac DBMA (sub-score) 0.196 0.05
Metabolic syndrome DBMA (sub-score) 0.261 0.01
DBMA score 0.117 0.205
Age 0.132 0.151
Marital status 0.109 0.090
Place of birth 0.085 0.355
Education -0.026 0.780
  1. Dichotomized polysomnography: 0 = absent + mild; 1 = moderate + severe
  2. DBMA sub-score: Cardiac DBMA: Hypertension, heart disease, dyslipidemia, heart failure; Vascular DBMA: Hypertension, heart disease, dyslipidemia, heart failure, stroke;
  3. Metabolic syndrome DBMA: Hypertension, cholesterol, obesity and diabetes
  4. *Spearman correlation.