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Table 3 Correlations of the multiple sleep latencies and apnea hypopnea indices with other variables in diabetic peripheral neuropathy patients

From: Sleep disturbances in diabetic peripheral neuropathy patients: a clinical and polysomnographic study

  MSLT Apnea hypopnea index
r p r p
Disease duration − 0.561 0.0018* + 0.703 0.0005*
HBA1c (%) − 0.663 0.0014* + 0.868 < 0.0001*
Neuropathy symptom score − 0.812 < 0.0001* + 0.428 < 0.0001*
Neuropathy disability score − 0.669 0.0012* + 0.806 < 0.0001*
Postural systolic hypotension − 0.796 < 0.0001* + 0.843 < 0.0001*
Postural tachycardia − 0.474 0.0344 + 0.843 < 0.0001*
  1. MSLT Multiple sleep latency test
  2. *Significant