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Table 1 Patients’ characteristics at baseline

From: Efficiency of a phone coaching program on adherence to continuous positive airway pressure in sleep apnea hypopnea syndrome: a randomized trial

Characteristics EI group (n = 188) Standard group (n = 189) p value
Age, years, mean+/− SD 58.9+/− 13.7 60.8 +/− 12.6 NS
Male subjects, n (%) 74.6 69.5 NS
BMI kg/m2, mean+/− SD 32.8 +/− 6.3 33.1 +/− 7.5 NS
ESS (/24), mean+/− SD 11.7 +/− 4 11.4 +/− 4 NS
% of patients with ESS >10 76.8 % 71.4 % NS
AHI, events/h, mean+/− SD 41.5 +/− 18.3 42.9 +/− 18.1 NS
% of patients with AHI >30/h 78.4 % 79.4 % NS