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Table 6 Comparison of the answers to the STOP-Bang questionnaire and AHI in patients with and without OSA

From: Translation and validation of the STOP-Bang questionnaire into Slovene

  All n = 237 No OSA (AHI < 5) n = 72 OSA (AHI ≥ 5) n = 165 p value
Snoring 139 (58.6%) 32 (44.4%) 107 (64.8%) 0.003
Tiredness 176 (74.3%) 60 (83.3%) 116 (70.3%) 0.035
Observed apnoea 106 (44.7%) 20 (27.8%) 86 (52.1%) 0.001
Pressure 102 (43%) 21 (29.2%) 81 (49.1%) 0.004
BMI ≥ 35 44 (18.6%) 9 (12.5%) 35 (21.2%) 0.113
Age over 50 years 144 (60.8%) 32 (44.4%) 112 (67.9%) 0.001
Neck 101 (42.6%) 12 (16.7%) 89 (53.9%)  < 0.001
Gender (male) 150 (63.3%) 32 (44.4%) 118 (71.5%)  < 0.001
STOP-Bang score 4.06 ± 1.62 3.03 ± 1.42 4.51 ± 1.48  < 0.001
AHI 12.0 (3.5–30.0) 2.0 (0.77–3.0) 24.0 (10.75–39.5)  < 0.001