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Table 1 Distribution of co-morbid conditions according to prevalence of OSAS.

From: Acceptance of NCPAP in a sample of patients admitted for geriatric rehabilitation

Co-morbidities No SAS
80 (32%)
n/%
SAS
169 (68%)
n/%
P-value
Hypertension 60/75 123/73 n. s.
Congestive heart failure 8/10 29/17 < 0.03
Diabetes mellitus 33/41 63/37 n. s.
Atrial fibrillation 19/24 38/22 n. s.
Obstructive pulmonary disease 9/11 19/11 n. s.
History of stroke 42/53 85/50 n. s.
History of myocardial infarction 11/14 32/20 n. s.
History of cancer 4/5 11/7 n. s.