Sleep Apnea Screening Questionnaire – ‘STOP BANG’

This a revision of the popular STOP BANG sleep apnea screening questionnaire. The scoring system is at the bottom.

 

Do you SNORE loudly?         Yes or No

Do you often feel tired, fatigued, or sleepy during the daytime?                    Yes or No

Has anyone observed you stop breathing during your sleep?                     Yes or No

Do you have or are you being treated for high blood pressure?                      Yes or No

Are you obese/ very overweight – BMI more than 35 kg/m2?                           Yes or No

Age over 50 years old?           Yes or No

Neck Circumference >16 inches? Yes or No

Are you male?                         Yes or No

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SCORE:

If YES to 0 – 2, then low risk of sleep apnea

If YES to 3 – 4 of the above, then you are at intermediate risk of having sleep apnea

If YES to 5 – 8 of the above, then you are at high risk of having sleep apnea

 

From

www.stopbang.ca

Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network
University of Toronto

STOP BANG

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