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

Sleep Apnea Screening Questions Yes = 1 No = 0
Do you SNORE loudly?
Do you often feel tired, fatigued, or sleepy during the daytime?
Has anyone observed you stop breathing or choking/gasping during your sleep?
Do you have or are you being treated for high blood pressure?
Are you obese/ very overweight – BMI more than 35 kg/m2?
Are you over 50?
Neck Circumference >16 inches?
Are you male?
Add Up Your Score – >
0 – 2,  low risk of sleep apnea
3 – 4 intermediate risk of having sleep apnea
5 – 8 then you are at high risk of having sleep apnea


Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network
University of Toronto

2 thoughts on “Sleep Apnea Screening Questionnaire – ‘STOP BANG’

  1. Tony Reply

    Can I wear adult diapers for bedwetting at night for my sleep test overnight

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