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Table 2 Endothelial function and clinic blood pressure (BP) according to obstructive sleep apnea severity

From: Association between obstructive sleep apnea severity and endothelial dysfunction in patients with type 2 diabetes

  AHI < 15 15 ≤ AHI < 30 AHI > 30 p value p value*
RHI 1.84 (0.53) 1.81 (0.55) 1.84 (0.42) 0.97
RHI < 1.67,  % 47.1 44.4 39.2 0.76
Systolic BP, mmHg 129.2 (12.5) 140.2 (17.9) 136.6 (18.0) 0.04 0.03
Diastolic BP, mmHg 76.6 (8.9) 78.4 (9.6) 80.9 (12.1) 0.15
  1. Data are expressed as mean (standard deviation) or percentages
  2. RHI reactive hyperemia index
  3. * p values were adjusted for age, gender, body mass index, insulin and injectable GLP-1 analog use