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Table 1 Patients characteristics

From: Detection of sleep apnea by case-finding and home monitoring with Somnolter®: a pilot study

Patients Sex Age (y) BMI (kg/m2) AHT CVD Memory / Concentration Current smoker Pack years Alcohol (units/w) Post-meno-pausal History of recurrent sinusitis Other important diagnosis Family risk factors
1 F 57 25 No No Impaired No 0 2 Yes Yes / DM2
2 M 63 28 Treated Coronal stents Impaired No 18 13 / No HyperCh OSAHS
3 M 54 41 Treated AMI and PAD Normal Yes 35 14 / Yes COPD CV, DM2
4 F 48 40 Yes Myocarditis Impaired Yes 30 4 No No / OSAHS
5 F 47 25 Treated No Impaired No 0 2 Yes No / CV
6 F 56 27 No No Impaired No 0 3 Yes No / CV, DM2
7 M 38 31 No No Normal No 0 3 / Yes DM2 OSAHS
8 F 78 30 Treated No Normal No 0 1 Yes Yes Osteopor. DM2
9 M 50 33 No No Normal No 20 5 / Yes HyperCh CV, DM2
10 M 60 30 Treated CVA Impaired No 0 0 / No Epilepsy CV
11 M 48 26 No No Normal No 0 12 / No / CV, DM2
12 F 28 29 No No Normal No 0 1 No Yes / OSAHS
13 M 67 32 Treated AMI Impaired No 25 5 / No DM2 OSAHS
14 M 40 25 No No Normal No 0 0 / Yes asthma /
15 M 43 29 No No Normal Yes 23 0 / No Down S/ CV, DM2
16 F 78 25 Treated TIA Impaired No 0 0 Yes No CKD - TIA /
17 F 51 34 Treated No Normal No 0 4 No No / OSAHS
18 F 62 35 No No Normal No 0 2 Yes Yes HyperCh CV
  1. ‘BMI’: Body Mass Index – ‘AHT’: arterial hypertension – ‘CVD’: cardiovascular disease - ‘Pack Years’: years smoked equal to 1 pack of cigarettes a day. – ‘Alcohol (units/w): amount of alcoholic units consumed on average in a week – ‘PAD’: Peripheral atherosclerotic disease – ‘CVA’: cerebrovascular accident – ‘COPD’: chronic obstructive pulmonary disease – ‘DM2”: Type 2 Diabetes mellitus – ‘EBV’: Epstein Barr virus – ‘AF’: Atrial fibrillation – ‘CDK’: Chronic kidney disease – ‘TIA’: Transient ischemic attack – ‘MVI’: Mitral Valve Insufficiency – ‘AMI’: Acute Myocardial Infarction – ‘HyperCh”: hypercholesterolemia – ‘osteopor’: osteoporosis – ‘Down S/’: Down Syndrome.