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Table 2 Diagnoses observed in subject cohort

From: Clarifying the link between sleep disordered breathing and tracheal collapse: a retrospective analysis

Diagnosis Total Subjects N = 200 (%) With OSA N = 101 (%) Without OSA N = 99 (%) With TBM N = 51 (%) Without TBM N = 149 (%)
 Asthma 110 (55.0) 54 (53.4) 56 (56.6) 27 (52.9) 83 (55.7)
 COPD 33 (16.5) 13 (12.9) 20 (20.2) 9 (17.6) 24 (16.1)
 Upper GI Disorders* 75 (37.5) 40 (39.6) 35 (35.4) 23 (45.0) 52 (35.0)
 Chronic/Recurrent Infections** 15 (7.5) 7 (6.9) ǂ 1 (1.0) ǂ 3 (5.9) 12 (8.1)
 VCD 14 (7.0) 12 (11.9) ǂ 2 (2.0) ǂ 4 (7.8) 10 (6.7)
 Pulmonary Hypertension 5 (2.5) 5 (5.0) ǂ 0 (0.0) ǂ 1 (2.0) 4 (2.7)
  1. Data are presented as number (percentage)
  2. Abbreviations: OSA obstructive sleep apnea, TBM tracheobronchomalacia, GI gastrointestinal, VCD vocal cord dysfunction
  3. *Upper GI Disorders: includes Reflux, Laryngopharangeal reflux, Gastroesophageal reflux disease, aspiration, dysmotility, and abnormal swallow
  4. **Infections: Bronchitis, Pneumonia, Recurrent Pulmonary Infections
  5. ǂSignificantly Different, p ≤ 0.05 (within same row)