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Table 5 Intraoperative and postoperative adverse events stratify by modified and original STOP-Bang questionnaire

From: Modified STOP-Bang for predicting perioperative adverse events in the Thai population

  Modified STOP-Bang P-value Original STOP-Bang P-value
Low
(n = 210)
High
(n = 190)
Low
(n = 218)
High
(n = 182)
Difficult ventilation 11 (6.4%) 34 (24.6%) <  0.001 12 (6.8) 33 (24.8) <  0.001
Difficult intubation 2 (1.2%) 5 (3.5%) 0.252 3 (1.7%) 4 (2.9%) 0.475
Cormack–Lehane classification of laryngoscopic view ≥3 4 (1.9%) 5 (2.6%) 0.04 4 (1.8%) 5 (2.7%) 0.032
Need for oxygen supplement during recovery period 17 (8.1%) 42 (22.1%) < 0.001 20 (9.2%) 39 (21.4%) 0.001