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Table 1 Results of baseline questionnaires between CPAP-treated and non-treated groups

From: A longitudinal study of CPAP therapy for patients with chronic cough and obstructive sleep apnoea

  Patients treated with CPAP (n=19) Patients treated without CPAP (n=6) P value
Age (years) 58.7±15.1 44.7±13 0.05
Sex ratio 13 F:6 M 5 F:1 M NA
BMI 34.9±6.7 26.5±4 0.002
Cough duration (months) 33.8±38.1 15.5±12.2 0.08
SNOT-20 score 8.8±4.2 5.5±3.1 0.8
GERD score 1.8±1.3 1±1.3 0.2
Asthma life questionnaire 38.8±20.5 36.3±19.3 0.07
STOP-BANG score 4.3±1.7 1.5±2.7 0.009
0-2 1/19 4/6
3-5 14/19 2/6
5-8 4/19 0/6
Epworth Sleepiness score 11.25±4.2 4±4.8 0.01
  1. Abbreviations: CPAP Continuous positive airway pressure, BMI Body mass index, SNOT Sino-nasal outcome test, GERD Gastroesophageal reflux disease.