Table 1

Demographic, clinical and socioeconomic features of referent group and group with worsened obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA)

Referent(n = 32)Worsened OSA(n = 13)p Value
Male gender, n (%)21 (65.6)10 (76.9)0.724
Age, years
    Baseline9.4 (1.7)8.7 (1.7)0.187
    Change1.87 (0.16)*1.93 (0.17)*0.245
Body mass index z-score
    Baseline0.82 (0.98)0.87 (1.11)0.892
    Change0.03 (0.44)0.20 (0.50)0.271
Waist circumference z-score
    Baseline0.67 (1.17)0.83 (0.80)0.653
    Change0.06 (0.59)0.37 (0.60)*0.123
  • Values are mean (SD) unless stated otherwise.

  • *Significant change from baseline, p<0.05 (paired t test).