Table 3.

Correlation between AHI and selected variables in Tx patients

ParameterSpearman ρ
AHIAbdominal CircumferenceNeck CircumferenceAgeHbBMIAverage SaturationStroke RiskCoronary Heart Disease Risk
AHI
Abdominal circumference0.512a
Neck circumference0.400a0.729a
Age0.338a0.388a0.173
Hb0.240b0.290a0.306a0.059
BMI0.453a0.797a0.582a0.323a0.168
Average saturation−0.585a−0.555a−0.429a−0.430a−0.266a−0.476a
Stroke risk0.292a0.412a0.539a0.414a0.229b0.284a−0.371a
Coronary heart disease risk0.404a0.640a0.540a0.667a0.205b0.467a−0.449b0.728