Table 4.1Multivariable analyses of AHI as a predictor of all-cause mortality: study characteristics

Study
PMID
Design Country (study years)eligibilityN (followup)FactorValueQuality
Lavie 2005111
15738297
Retrospective Israel (1991–2000)Men, >20 yr, OSA symptoms13,853 (4.7 yr)Male100%A
Age48 yr
BMI (kg/m2)28.8
Punjabi 20092
19688045
Prospective US (1995–1998)≥40 yr, no Tx6441 (8.2 yr)Male47%B
Age63 yr
BMI28.4
Young 20081
18714778
Prospective US (1988-nd)General population1522 (14 yr)Male55%A
Age48 yr
BMI28.6
Lavie 1995112
7610310
Retrospective Israel (1976–1988)Men, apnea index ≥101140 (2–14 yr)Male100%A
Age48 yr
BMInd

From: Appendix D, Summary Tables

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