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Errors in Abstract and Results

Errors in Abstract and Results Letters of the comparator subgroups (those who did not receive a phy- access being closely related to socioeconomic status, those sician diagnosis of OSA, those who did receive a diagnosis but potential differences in socioeconomic status between the ex- were not receiving any OSA treatment, and those who re- posed and control groups were taken into account by adjust- ceived a diagnosis and received a non-PAP treatment). This in- ing the analysis on education level and other characteristics formation is vital for understanding which components of the (smoking status, body mass index [calculated as weight in exposure definition are associated with the reported lower mor- kilograms divided by height in meters squared], alcohol con- tality risk. sumption) that are highly related to socioeconomic status. Also, those participants may have seen a physician who did Lucas M. Donovan, MD, MS not give information about their OSA. This issue is already taken Suzanne M. Bertisch, MD, MPH into account by matching exposed and control participants on Sanjay R. Patel, MD, MS their apnea-hypopnea index. Furthermore, to control for potential heterogeneity in the Author Affiliations: Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine, control group, we reran analyses after excluding the 6 http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery American Medical Association

Errors in Abstract and Results

JAMA Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery , Volume 145 (10) – Oct 1, 2019

Errors in Abstract and Results

Abstract

Letters of the comparator subgroups (those who did not receive a phy- access being closely related to socioeconomic status, those sician diagnosis of OSA, those who did receive a diagnosis but potential differences in socioeconomic status between the ex- were not receiving any OSA treatment, and those who re- posed and control groups were taken into account by adjust- ceived a diagnosis and received a non-PAP treatment). This in- ing the analysis on education level and other characteristics...
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American Medical Association
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Copyright 2019 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
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2168-6181
eISSN
2168-619X
DOI
10.1001/jamaoto.2019.3138
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Abstract

Letters of the comparator subgroups (those who did not receive a phy- access being closely related to socioeconomic status, those sician diagnosis of OSA, those who did receive a diagnosis but potential differences in socioeconomic status between the ex- were not receiving any OSA treatment, and those who re- posed and control groups were taken into account by adjust- ceived a diagnosis and received a non-PAP treatment). This in- ing the analysis on education level and other characteristics formation is vital for understanding which components of the (smoking status, body mass index [calculated as weight in exposure definition are associated with the reported lower mor- kilograms divided by height in meters squared], alcohol con- tality risk. sumption) that are highly related to socioeconomic status. Also, those participants may have seen a physician who did Lucas M. Donovan, MD, MS not give information about their OSA. This issue is already taken Suzanne M. Bertisch, MD, MPH into account by matching exposed and control participants on Sanjay R. Patel, MD, MS their apnea-hypopnea index. Furthermore, to control for potential heterogeneity in the Author Affiliations: Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine, control group, we reran analyses after excluding the 6

Journal

JAMA Otolaryngology - Head & Neck SurgeryAmerican Medical Association

Published: Oct 1, 2019

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