Table 4—

Relation of diabetes to O2 desaturation, central breathing disturbances, and periodic breathing*

Outcome measure
RDI
Sleep time <90% saturation
Central events
Periodic breathing
≥15 events/h≥5%≥10%≥2 events/h≥3 events/h
Participants without CVD
 Odds ratio (95% CI)0.98 (0.75–1.27)0.96 (0.73–1.27)0.96 (0.69–1.35)1.42 (0.80–2.55)1.33 (0.69–2.57)1.80 (1.02–3.15)
Participants with and without CVD
 Odds ratio (95% CI)1.02 (0.82–1.26)0.80 (0.72–1.13)0.96 (0.74–1.26)1.52 (0.99–2.33)1.55 (0.97–2.47)1.74 (1.16–2.61)
  • *

    * Logistic regression models adjusted for age, sex, race, BMI, and neck circumference.

  • Diabetes vs. no diabetes.