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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of participants (n = 95)

From: Can drug-induced sleep endoscopy improve the success rates of tongue base surgery?

 MM group (n = 47)DISE group (n = 48)P-value
Age, years44.3 ± 12.141.8 ± 12.20.308
Sex, n (%)  0.734
 Male40 (85.1%)42 (87.5%) 
 Female7 (14.9%)6 (12.5%) 
BMI, kg/m225.3 ± 3.226.3 ± 3.20.130
NC38.7 ± 8.638.8 ± 2.90.957
W/H ratio0.9 ± 0.10.9 ± 0.10.375
Tonsil1.5 ± 0.81.8 ± 0.90.076
MMP2.9 ± 0.73.0 ± 0.80.570
Freidman stage2.6 ± 0.62.3 ± 0.60.056
  1. All data, except sex, are represented as mean ± standard deviation
  2. Independent t-test was performed
  3. Abbreviations: MM Muller’s maneuver, DISE Drug-induced sleep endoscopy, BMI Body mass index, NC Neck circumference, W/H ratio Waist/hip ratio, MMP Modified Mallampati grade