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Table 1 Body composition and characteristics of the women distributed by snoring frequency

From: Association of snoring and body composition in (peri-post) menopausal women

Variables Snoring Frequency   P value
Never Rarely Occasionally Regularly Total
n = 508 n = 76 n = 56 n = 76 n = 715
Age (years) 51.37 ± 4.85 51.3 ± 4.48 52.79 ± 4.02 51.58 ± 4.41 51.50 ± 4.71 0.047
Weight (Kg) 56.68 ± 7.69 57.48 ± 8.12 58.86 ± 7.52 61.36 ± 8.73 57.45 ± 7.97 0.307
Height (cm) 160.60 ± 4.88 161.24 ± 4.46 160.46 ± 4.74 160.85 ± 4.64 160.68 ± 4.8 0.580
BMI (Kg/m2) 21.95 ± 2.61 22.06 ± 2.60 22.88 ± 2.92 23.71 ± 3.16 22.23 ± 2.76 0.034
BMR 1154.8 ± 109.79 1166.97 ± 121.7 1175.58 ± 99.35 1210.67 ± 120.69 1163.93 ± 112.73 0.555
TG (mmol/l) 1.07 (0.79–1.49) 1.05 (0.82–1.57) 1.18 (0.80–1.69) 1.37 (0.94–2.05) 1.11 (0.80–1.60) 0.003
TC (mmol/l) 5.21 ± 0.95 5.23 ± 1.05 5.38 ± 0.93 5.21 ± 1.07 5.23 ± 0.97 0.440
HDL-C (mmol/l) 1.61 ± 0.39 1.56 ± 0.37 1.52 ± 0.34 1.14 ± 0.14 1.55 ± 0.39 <0.001
LDL-C (mmol/l) 3.05 ± 0.76 3.01 ± 0.89 3.13 ± 0.71 3.18 ± 0.78 3.07 ± 0.77 0.192
FPG (mmol/L) 5.16 (4.82–5.52) 5.05 (4.80–5.33) 5.24 (4.75–5.55) 5.37 (4.90–5.86) 5.16 (4.81–5.53) 0.129
SBP (mmHg) 119.77 ± 15.26 122.21 ± 13.98 121.91 ± 17.85 126.19 ± 19.02 120.91 ± 15.91 0.088
DBP (mmHg) 73.29 ± 9.84 75.72 ± 8.85 75.09 ± 10.93 78.19 ± 9.8 74.23 ± 9.94 0.392
Chronic disease, n (%)
 Hypertension 97 (19.28%) 15 (19.74%) 18 (31.58%) 32 (40.51%) 162 (22.66%) <0.001
 Diabetes 16 (3.18%) 2 (2.63%) 2 (3.51%) 7 (8.86%) 27 (3.78%) 0.094
Marital status, n (%)      0.904
 Married 490 (97.42%) 75 (98.68%) 56 (98.25%) 77 (97.47%) 698 (97.62%)  
 Single/Separated/Divorced/Widowed 13 (2.58%) 1 (1.32%) 1 (1.75%) 2 (1.53%) 17 (2.38%)  
 Menopausal status, n (%)      0.393
  Perimenopause 217 (43.14%) 32 (42.11%) 20 (35.09%) 31 (39.24%) 300 (41.96%)  
  Early postmenopause 189 (37.57%) 34 (44.74%) 24 (42.11%) 27 (34.18%) 274 (38.32%)  
  Late postmenopause 97 (19.28%) 10 (13.16%) 13 (22.81%) 21 (26.58%) 141 (19.72%)  
  Employment, n (%) 306 (60.83%) 42 (55.26%%) 29 (50.88%) 45 (56.96%) 422 (59.02%) 0.448
 Education, n (%)      0.053
  Junior or below 87 (17.30%) 15 (19.74%) 12 (21.05%) 19 (24.05%) 133 (18.60%)  
  Senior high 160 (31.81%) 28 (36.84%) 18 (31.58%) 36 (45.57%) 242 (33.85%)  
  College or above 256 (50.89%) 33 (43.42%) 27 (47.37%) 24 (30.38%) 340 (47.55%)  
 Income (RMB/month), n (%)      0.011
   < 1000 35 (6.96%) 7 (9.21%) 5 (8.77%) 12 (15.19%) 59 (8.25%)  
  1000–3000 113 (22.47%) 23 (30.26%) 18 (31.58%) 31 (39.24%) 185 (25.87%)  
  3000–5000 156 (31.01%) 18 (23.68%) 16 (28.07%) 22 (27.85%) 212 (29.65%)  
  5000–10,000 131 (26.04%) 17 (22.37%) 11 (19.30%) 9 (11.39%) 168 (23.50%)  
   > 10,000 68 (13.52%) 11 (14.47%) 7 (12.28%) 5 (6.33%) 91 (12.73%)  
 Lean mass (kg) 37.45 ± 3.07 37.53 ± 3.13 37.95 ± 2.92 38.71 ± 3.25 37.64 ± 3.10 0.007
  Upper 3.46 ± 0.42 3.45 ± 0.44 3.56 ± 0.38 3.71 ± 0.46 3.50 ± 0.43 <0.001
  Trunk 21.08 ± 1.95 21.23 ± 1.94 21.22 ± 1.59 21.68 ± 2.42 21.17 ± 1.99 0.087
  Lower 12.91 ± 1.36 12.86 ± 1.43 13.17 ± 1.57 13.32 ± 1.65 12.97 ± 1.42 0.063
 Fat mass (kg) 16.94 ± 5.23 17.66 ± 5.18 18.58 ± 5.47 20.24 ± 6.34 17.52 ± 5.47 0.027
  Upper 1.38 ± 0.53 1.44 ± 0.55 1.56 ± 0.61 1.76 ± 0.69 1.45 ± 0.57 0.002
  Trunk 9.04 ± 3.33 9.56 ± 3.20 10.03 ± 3.48 10.94 ± 3.97 9.39 ± 3.46 0.044
  Lower 6.55 ± 1.50 6.68 ± 1.53 7.02 ± 1.54 7.55 ± 1.90 6.71 ± 1.59 0.027
 Fat-free (kg) 39.74 ± 3.34 39.83 ± 3.44 40.29 ± 3.14 41.13 ± 3.56 39.95 ± 3.39 0.695
  Upper limbs 3.70 ± 0.45 3.70 ± 0.49 3.80 ± 0.42 3.97 ± 0.48 3.74 ± 0.46 0.789
  Trunk 22.36 ± 2.14 22.53 ± 2.13 22.52 ± 1.70 23.05 ± 2.65 22.47 ± 2.17 0.476
 Lower limbs 13.70 ± 1.47 13.63 ± 1.54 13.99 ± 1.68 14.15 ± 1.80 13.76 ± 1.54 0.645