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Table 7 Sleep efficiency (%) in randomized controlled trials of APAP versus CPAP

From: Auto-titrating versus fixed continuous positive airway pressure for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea: a systematic review with meta-analyses

Study
PMID
Baseline AHI (SD)
[eligibility]
Baseline ESS (SD) Duration (design) Interventions Number analyzed Baseline (SD) Change
(final)
Net difference
or difference
95% CI P Dropout (%) Study quality
Konermann 1998 [31]
9515848
38 (14)
[> 20}
nd 3 to 6 months
(PL)
APAP 25 94.5 (5.4) 2 6 nd NS 4 B
     CPAP 23 89.2
(13.7)
-4      
Nolan 2007 [14]
17326544
15 (8)
[≥5)
12.3 (4) 2 months
(PL)
APAP 29 79 (9) 4 -1 -4.3 to 2.3a 0.39 15 B
     CPAP 29 79 (9) 5      
Resta 2004 [24]
15679008
47 (11)
[> 30]
13.9 (3.2) 1 month
(PL)
APAP 10 86.9
(8)
-0.5 -2.5 nd nd 0 C
     CPAP 10 84.2
(4.9)
2      
  1. AHI: apnea-hypopnea index (events/hour); APAP: auto-titrating CPAP; CPAP: continuous positive airway pressure; ESS: Epworth Sleepiness Scale; nd: no data; NS: non-significant; PL = parallel design. aEstimated from reported data.