Table 2

Observed Prevalence of SDB by Age and Sex

Age, yrsSDB Prevalence (% Patients)
MalesFemales
 18–503516
 50–604225
 60–704735
 70–805541
 >806247

Values are marginal mean. SDB was defined as apnea-hypopnea index ≥15/h.

SDB = sleep-disordered breathing.

  • p < 0.05 versus males.