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Table 6 Occurrence of snoring and means of anthropometric and blood pressure parameters in PLWHA cases with OSA compared to those without

From: Likelihood of obstructive sleep apnea in people living with HIV in Cameroon – preliminary findings

Characteristic OSA 2 sided sig. of difference Entire HIV+ sample
No risk of OSA Risk of OSA
Snores
 No 21 (95.5) 8 (47.1) 0.001 29 (74.4)
 Yes 1 (4.5) 9 (52.9) 10 (25.6)
Means ± SD
 Neck circumference (cm) 35.05 ± 4.92 36.69 ± 4.35 0.294 35.74 ± 4.70
 BMI (kg/m2) 24.54 ± 3.82 26.17 ± 5.24 0.273 25.23 ± 4.48
 Abdominal circumference (cm) 81.80 ± 9.94 91.92 ± 12.80 0.029 a 86.30 ± 12.19
 Waist circumference (cm) 81.86 ± 12.38 90.69 ± 9.57 0.023 a 85.58 ± 11.98
 Waist hip ratio 0.84 ± 0.07 0.87 ± 0.04 0.114 0.85 ± 0.06
 Systolic blood pressure (mm Hg) 123.30 ± 18.13 119.50 ± 17.66 0.532 121.61 ± 17.77
 Diastolic blood pressure (mm Hg) 75.85 ± 15.63 74.88 ± 18.19 0.809 75.42 ± 16.57
 Pulse (/min) 76.60 ± 12.09 82.42 ± 9.80 0.190 79.19 ± 16.57
  1. asignificant difference. OSA Obstructive Sleep Apnea, PLWHA Persons living with HIV/AIDS