Sleep apnea risk

Estimate your risk for sleep apnea. The results of this test will give you the risk of apnea during sleep. Don’t forget to write down your answers!

 A. How often you are informed that your snoring is very loud to disturb the sleep of others?

  1. Never
  2. Rarely (less than once a week)
  3. Occasionally (1 – 3 times per week)
  4. Often (more than 3 times a week)
  B. How often have you been told that you have “pauses” in breathing or stop breathing during sleep?
  1. Never
  2. Rarely (less than once a week)
  3. Occasionally (1 – 3 times per week)
  4. Often (more than 3 times a week)
C. How overweight are you?
  1. Not at all
  2. Slightly (10 – 20 kg)
  3. Moderate (20 – 40 kg)
  4. Seriously (over 40 kg)
D. What is the rating of “Sleepiness Scale”?
  1. Less than 8
  2. 9-13
  3. 14-18
  4. 19 or more
E. Does your medical history include:
  1. High blood pressure
  2. Stroke
  3. Heart disease
  4. More than 3 awakenings per night (on average)
  5. Excessive fatigue
  6. Difficulty concentrating or staying awake during the day
If you answered 3 or 4 in questions from A-D and especially if you have one or more of the conditions listed in E, then you’re at risk and might have sleep apnea and should discuss this with your doctor.  
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