STOP-BANG Sleep Apnea Risk Assessment

Count your "yes" answers to the eight questions below to determine your risk for sleep apnea

1. Snoring
Do you snore loudly (louder than talking or loud enough to be heard through closed doors)?     
Yes          No

2. Tired
Do you often feel tired, fatigued or sleepy during daytime hours?
Yes          No

3. Observed
Has anyone observed you stopping breathing during your sleep?
Yes          No

4. Blood Pressure
Do you have or are you being treated for high blood pressure?
Yes          No

5. BMI 
BMI more than 35kg/m2?
Yes          No

6. Age
Is your age over 50 years old?
Yes          No

7. Neck Circumference
Is your neck circumference greater than 17”  if you are a male or 16” if you are a female?
Yes          No

8. Gender
Are you a male?
Yes          No

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High risk of OSA –‘yes’ to three or more items

Low risk of OSA – ‘yes’ to less than three items