TableĀ 4

SF-36 questionnaire

Energy/vitalityStandard care, N=168CPAP, N=171
Baseline mean score (SD)49.7 (23.7)49.8 (22.4)
6-month mean score (SD)53.9 (22.5)60.6 (20.9)
Mean change (SE)+4.2 (1.4)+10.8 (1.3)
Adjusted treatment effect (95% CI), p value+6.6 (+3.1 to +10.1), p<0.0001
  • Mean baseline and 6-month energy/vitality scores with adjusted treatment effect. An increase in the energy and vitality subscore indicates an improvement in health status.

  • CPAP, continuous positive airway pressure; SF-36, 36-item Short-Form health survey.