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Research Article

Neck Grasp Predicts Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Table 3

Comparison of Linear regression (c-statistic) for ESAP, BMI, neck circumference, and gap measure.

Screening TestArea under the curve


BMI (continuous)0.705

Neck Circumference (cm)0.885

Gap Measure (cm)0.724

measure was the number of cm between the fingers in a patient with a positive ESAP. STOP-Bang and BQ were not included because they were scored dichotomously.

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