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Table 1 Characteristics of the study population (full analysis set, n = 22)

From: Evaluation of the add-on NOWAPI® medical device for remote monitoring of compliance to Continuous Positive Airway Pressure and treatment efficacy in obstructive sleep apnea

Age (years) 61 ± 13
Gender (% male) 82 %
Body mass index (kg/m2) 29.6 ± 4.48
Neck circumference (cm) 40.6 ± 3.8
Waist circumference (cm) 106.5 ± 13.5
Time since OSAS diagnosis (years) 3.2 [0.5–5.3]
Epworth scale score at diagnosis 11.8 ± 4.0
Polygraphic data at diagnosis
 Apnoea-hypopnoea index (/hr) 43.0 ± 16.6
 Number of obstructive events (/hr) 28.9 ± 16.9
Mean nightly CPAP use (hrs) in the month prior selection 5.5 ± 2.2
  1. Time since OSAS diagnosis is expressed in median [Q1–Q3]. All other values are normally distributed and expressed as mean ± SD
  2. OSAS obstructive sleep apnea syndrome, CPAP continuous positive airway pressure, Q1 first quartile, Q3 third quartile