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Table 1 Demographics by sleep-related disordered breathing criteria

From: Postsurgical behaviors in children with and without symptoms of sleep-disordered breathing

  No SDB SDBa
  (n = 247) (n = 90)
Gender (F) 121 (49.0) 38 (42.0)
Age (years) 6.85 ± 3.4 5.82 ± 3.1*
Race:   
  Caucasian 207 (83.8) 69 (76.7)
  Black 14 (5.7) 10 (11.1)
  Hispanic 8 (3.2) 5 (5.6)
ASA physical status (I/II,%) 52/48 31/69*
Medical history:   
  ADHD 3 (1.2) 4 (4.4)
  Asthma 30 (12.1) 17 (18.9)
  Obesityb 28 (11.5) 18 (20.5)*
  1. SDB sleep-disordered breathing, ASA American Society of Anesthesiologists, ADHD attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder.
  2. *P < 0.05 vs no SDB.
  3. aScores of ≥0.33 on the SRBD subscale. Data are mean ± SD or n (%).
  4. bBased on the child’s BMI corrected for age and gender[27].