Table 5

The status of adenoid, tonsil, turbinate enlargement, and velopharyngeal isthmus in both obese and control groups

Obese group* n = 44Control group n = 44p value
*Two obese subjects were reluctant to undergo ENT examination.
†All the sizes of adenoid, tonsil, and turbinate enlargement were measured from grade 0 (no enlargement) to 4.
‡The smaller the size, the narrower the breathing airway.
Nasal turbinate†
Velopharyngeal isthmus‡