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Table 1 Number of patients and antropometric measurements of each study

From: Obesity and craniofacial variables in subjects with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome: comparisons of cephalometric values

Author Number of patients Non obese (BMI <30) patients Obese (BMI ≥ 30) patients       
   n Age (year) BMI AHI n Age (year) BMI AHI Age BMI AHI
    Mean ± SD   Mean ± SD t P t P t P
Pae et al. 1999 17 9 54.44 ± 10.47 24.69 ± 1.86 48.45 ± 8.48 8 40.63 ± 12.61 39.34 ± 5.55 84.84 ± 31.44 2.467 0.026 7.486 0.000 3.350 0.004
Paoli et al. 2000 85 39 56 ± 11 26 ± 2 46 ± 23 46 54 ± 10 35 ± 5 50 ± 23 N.S.   10.541 0.000 N.S.  
Tangugsorn et al. 2000 100 43 48.3 ± 11.8 26.5 ± 2.7 32.2 ± 17.7 57 48.5 ± 11.7 34.3 ± 3.6 48.4 ± 28.8 N.S.   11.900 0.000 3.252 0.002
Sforza et al 2000 57 27 52.5 ± 9.8 - 62.1 ± 22.7 30 51.5 ± 8.3 - 82.2 ± 35.9 N.S.   -   2.494 0.016
Iked et al 2001 108 40 55 ± 11 24 ± 1.5 42 ± 24 68 54 ± 10 34.5 ± 4.7 46.6 ± 23.3 N.S.   13.703 0.000 N.S.