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Table 1 Differences in self-rated health and wellbeing by sleep apnoea status

From: Sleep apnoea in Australian men: disease burden, co-morbidities, and correlates from the Australian longitudinal study on male health

Health and wellbeing measure Lifetime doctor- or other health professional- diagnosed sleep apnoea  
Sleep apnoea No sleep apnoea
Health
  N (% within sleep apnoea category) p
Self-rated health status
 Excellent/very good/good 524 (74.3 %) 11669 (92.0 %) <0.001a
 Fair/Poor 181 (25.7 %) 1009 (8.0 %)  
Difficulty in remembering or concentrating
 No difficulty 365 (51.8 %) 8736 (69.2 %) <0.001a
 Some difficulty 282 (40.1 %) 3485 (27.6 %)  
 A lot of difficulty or cannot do at all 57 (8.1 %) 409 (3.2 %)  
  Mean (SD)  
SF-12 Physical Component Score 50.0 (9.9) 54.2 (7.1) <0.001b
SF-12 Mental Component Score 46.3 (10.6) 50.1 (9.1) <0.001b
Wellbeing
Subjective Wellbeing Score 63.6 (19.2) 70.8 (16.9) <0.001b
  1. aBased on χ 2 test
  2. bBased on t test