Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Epidemiology and Portuguese patients profile.

Post date: Apr 11, 2017 5:28:52 AM

Frequency of OSA has been estimated by sex and age. OSA patients were also characterized by method of diagnosis, treatment, and underlying conditions. Association between risk factors and severe OSA (odds ratio) was calculated using a logistic regression model adjusting confounding.

Found frequency of OSA was lower than other countries estimates, which may be explained by differences on case definition but can also suggest underdiagnosis of this condition as reported by other authors.

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