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Table 1 Participant Demographic and Health Characteristics

From: Understanding the burden of illness of excessive daytime sleepiness associated with obstructive sleep apnea: a qualitative study

Demographic and Health CharacteristicsTotal (n = 42)
Gender, n (%)
 Female20 (48)
 Male22 (52)
Age, years, mean, median (range)51.4, 49.5 (31–75)
Race/Ethnicity, n (%)
 Asian American4 (10)
 Black/African American4 (10)
 Latino/Hispanic5 (12)
 Mixed race/ethnicity1 (2)
 White/Caucasian28 (67)
Combined Household Annual Income, n (%)
  < $20,0001 (2)
 $20,001–$40,0005 (12)
 $40,001–$60,0007 (17)
 $60,001–$80,0004 (10)
 $80,001–$100,0009 (21)
  > $100,00015 (36)
 Decline to answer1 (2)
Age at OSA Diagnosis, years, mean, median (range)43.5, 44.0 (15–68)
Weight Status, n (%)
 Underweight/normal weight (BMI ≤24.9 kg/m2)7 (17)
 Overweight (BMI 25.0–29.9 kg/m2)14 (33)
 Obesity Class I (BMI 30.0–34.9 kg/m2)4 (10)
 Obesity Class II (BMI 35.0–39.9 kg/m2)8 (19)
 Obesity Class III (BMI ≥40 kg/m2)9 (21)
Number of Comorbidities, mean, median (range)2.0, 2.0 (0–6)
Number of Hours of Sleep Received per Night, mean, median (range)6.7, 7 (6–8)
Average Hours of Sleep Received per Night, n (%)
 < 7 h19 (45)
 ≥7 h23 (55)
Nights per Week Wake up in Middle of Night or Too Early, n (%)
 0–1 night4 (10)
 2–3 nights7 (17)
 4–5 nights16 (38)
 6–7 nights15 (36)
Number of Times Wake Up per Night, n (%)
 1 time9 (21)
 2 times14 (33)
 3 times10 (24)
  ≥ 4 times9 (21)
OSA Treatment Status, n (%)
 Currently uses CPAP/BiPAP or mandibular device26 (62)
 Previously used CPAP/BiPAP or mandibular device14 (33)
 Treatment-naïve or other treatment2 (5)
  1. OSA obstructive sleep apnea, BMI body mass index, CPAP continuous positive airway pressure; BiPAP bilevel positive airway pressure