Table 1

Patient characteristics across the three trials

Trial 1 (Marshall et al)9Trial 2 (Coughlin et al)11Trial 3 (Phillips et al)10
Gender (women)7/29 (24%)0/34 (0%)3/28 (11%)
Age, median (years)50.6 (range 25–67)49.0 (SD 8.3)48.8 (range 25–72)
Apnoea hypopnoea index (SD)21.6 (7.5)39.7 (13.8)38.68 (24.04)
Body mass index (kg/m2) (SD)31.5 (6.0)36.1 (7.6)31.7 (4.1)
Baseline Epworth score (SD)12.5 (4.1)13.8 (4.9)10.3 (4.8)
Prescribed CPAP pressure (cm H2O)7 (range 5–10)10.0 (IQR 8–10)11 (range 7–18.5)
  • CPAP, continuous positive airway pressure.