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Table 2 Comorbidity profile of total sample and by sex

From: Morbidity and health-related quality of life of patients accessing laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy: a single-centre cross-sectional study in one province of Canada

  Total
n = 195
Women
n = 159
Men
n = 36
p-value
n (%) n (%) n (%)  
Sleep Apnea 127 (65.1) 94 (59.1) 33 (91.7) p < .001
On CPAP 89 (70.1) 61 (64.9) 28 (84.8)  
Back Pain (n = 188) 95 (50.5) 80 (51.3) 15 (46.9) p = 0.650
Dyslipidemia (n = 186) 89 (47.8) 68 (43.9) 21 (67.7) p = 0.015
Hypertension (n = 188) 89 (47.3) 67 (42.9) 22 (68.8) p = 0.008
Osteoarthritis (n = 188) 83 (44.1) 68 (43.6) 15 (46.9) p = 0.733
Type 2 Diabetes 82 (42.1) 64 (40.3) 18 (50.0) p = 0.285
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (n = 189) 81 (43.1) 64 (41.0) 17 (53.1) p = 0.155
Gallbladder Disease/Gallstones (n = 187) 75 (40.1) 68 (43.6) 7 (22.6) p = 0.029
Asthma (n = 188) 42 (22.3) 32 (20.5) 10 (31.3) p = 0.184
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (n = 159) 32 (20.1) 32 (20.1) n/a  
Yeast/Fungal Infection (n = 187) 26 (13.9) 24 (15.5) 2 (6.3) p = 0.169
Hypothyroidism (n = 187) 21 (11.2) 19 (12.3) 2 (6.3) p = 0.327
Gout (n = 188) 21 (11.2) 9 (5.8) 12 (37.5) p = 0.000