OBJECTIVE: To establish whether a history of snoring or the degree of overnight hypoxaemia is an important independent predictor of systemic blood pressure. DESIGN: Prospective community based study of blood pressure in relation to overnight oxygen saturation, height, weight, and a questionnaire assessment of snoring, smoking, and alcohol consumption. Analysis was by multiple linear regression techniques and analysis of variance. SETTING: Small town outside Oxford, served by one group general...Expand abstract
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Relation between systemic hypertension and sleep hypoxaemia or snoring: analysis in 748 men drawn from general practice.
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