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Table 3 Body measurements, ESS results between responders and non-responders after treatment

From: Efficacy and mechanism of mandibular advancement devices for persistent sleep apnea after surgery: a prospective study

Parameters Responders Non-responders P value
BMI(kg/m2) 27.6 ± 2.4 26.2 ± 10.1 0.674
Neck circumference (cm) 40.9 ± 1.6 40.1 ± 3.1 0.482
Waist circumference (cm) 96.7 ± 7.5 100.1 ± 9.3 0.408
Hip circumference (cm) 100.6 ± 4.5 103.1 ± 5.0 0.271
Waist-to-hip ratio 1.0 ± 0.1 1.0 ± 0.1 0.904
ESS 5.4 ± 5.8 6.8 ± 6.6 0.634
AHI (/h) 10.1 ± 5.6 48.4 ± 21.5 0.000
LSaO2 (%) 85.4 ± 6.5 72.6 ± 10.0 0.004
  1. Abbreviations: BMI average body mass index, ESS Epworth sleepiness scale, AHI apnea hypopnea index,LSaO2 Lowest oxygen saturation
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