Table 2: Rate of change in BMI -score (units per month) after referral for OSA and comparison groups.

Time periodMean rate of change in BMI -score (95% CI)* value
OSA groupComparison groupMean difference (OSA-comparison)

Referral-6 m−0.013 (−0.017, −0.009)0.004 (−0.005, 0.013)−0.017 (−0.027, −0.007)0.001
7–12 m−0.008 (−0.011, −0.006)−0.005 (−0.008, −0.003)−0.003 (−0.007, 0.001)0.093
13–18 m−0.008 (−0.010, −0.006)−0.005 (−0.007, −0.003)−0.003 (−0.006, 0.000)0.051
19–24 m−0.008 (−0.010, −0.006)−0.004 (−0.006, −0.002)−0.004 (−0.006, −0.001)0.008

Adjusted for the child's gender, age at referral, race/ethnicity, spoken language, and BMI -score at referral.