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Table 5 Comparison of areas under the receiver operating characteristic curves in male and female

From: Gender-specific cephalometric features related to obesity in sleep apnea patients: trilogy of soft palate-mandible-hyoid bone

 MaleFemale
AUCP valueAUCP value
Model 1 (AHI ≥ 5)
 ANB0.5190.7510.7250.011*
 SPL0.6700.005**0.6050.235
 SPT0.5680.2650.7840.001**
 RPS0.3960.0870.4370.474
 RLS0.4930.9120.4520.589
 MPH0.5270.6560.4770.796
Model 2 (AHI ≥ 15)
 ANB0.5470.3100.7360.009**
 SPL0.6350.004**0.4980.981
 SPT0.5680.1440.7720.003**
 RPS0.4810.6750.4610.090
 RLS0.5490.2940.5110.089
 MPH0.6480.001**0.5230.094
  1. *P < 0.05; **P < 0.01. AUC area under the ROC curve, AHI apnea-hypopnea index, ANB angle from A point to nasion to B point, SPL soft palate length, SPT soft palate thickness, RPS retropalatal space, RLS retrolingual space, MPH mandibular plane to hyoid