BioMed Research International / 2016 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Circulating Endocannabinoids and Insulin Resistance in Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Table 1

Clinical and biochemical characteristics of participants.

MeasurementControls ()OSA () value

Age (years)55.2 ± 7.554.6 ± 8.40.78
Women/men9/1522/420.81
BMI (kg/m2)27.7 ± 2.727.6 ± 3.40.92
Waist circumference (cm)89.0 ± 3.890.6 ± 4.00.09
TC (mmol/L)4.22 ± 0.624.98 ± 0.55<0.01
LDL-C (mmol/L)2.74 ± 0.423.19 ± 0.38<0.01
HDL-C (mmol/L)1.24 ± 0.211.12 ± 0.190.02
TGs (mmol/L)2.07 ± 0.232.18 ± 0.280.08
AHI (events/h)3.15 ± 1.0427.09 ± 16.95<0.01
Mean oxygen saturation (%)95.7 ± 1.089.8 ± 3.3<0.01
Lowest oxygen saturation (%)87.8 ± 2.573.4 ± 8.5<0.01
Oxygen saturation < 90% (%)0.40 ± 0.1523.39 ± 4.67<0.01
Fasting glucose (mmol/L)5.22 ± 0.725.60 ± 0.950.08
Fasting insulin (mlU/L)18.5 ± 7.222.9 ± 7.80.02
HOMA-IR2.37 ± 0.892.95 ± 0.92<0.01
AEA (nmol/L) 2.53 ± 0.633.09 ± 0.77<0.01
1/2-AG (nmol/L)34.3 ± 7.740.8 ± 5.7<0.01

Data is presented as mean ± SD. Differences were considered significant when .