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Clinical Study

Factors Associated with Successful Treatment by Radiofrequency Treatment of the Soft Palate in Obstructive Sleep Apnea as the First-Line Treatment

Table 3

Factors associated with having an apnea-hypopnea index (AHI) less than 5 times/hour after radiofrequency treatment in obstructive sleep apnea patients.

VariablesOdds ratioAdjusted OR

Apnea-hypopnea index0.830 (0.737, 0.934)0.804 (0.699, 0.924)
Age0.957 (0.894, 1.024)0.952 (0.867, 1.047)
Male gender0.652 (0.174, 2.438)0.891 (0.167, 4.744)
Snoring score0.995 (0.743, 1.333)1.103 (0.734, 1.659)
Epworth sleepiness scale1.009 (0.917, 1.110)1.119 (0.960, 1.303)
Body mass index0.898 (0.677, 1.191)0.990 (0.699, 1.401)

Note: data presented as odds ratio (95% confidence interval); OR: odds ratio; all data were at baseline.

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