This sleep apnea screener features the STOP BANG questionnaire to help you gauge your risk for sleep apnea. Get a pen and paper ready to note down your answers to each question. Talk to your doctor about your results.
STOP BANG (Answer yes or no for each question)
- S (snore)
Do you snore?
- T (tired)
Do you feel fatigued during the day?
Do you wake up feeling like you haven’t slept?
- O (obstruction)
Have you been told you stop breathing at night?
Do you gasp for air or choke while sleeping?
- P (pressure)
Do you have high blood pressure or are on BP medication?
SCORE: If you checked YES to TWO or more questions on the STOP portion you are at risk for OSA.
- B (BMI)
Is your body mass index greater than 28? *Calculate HERE*
- A (age)
Are you 50 years old or older?
- N (neck)
Are you a male with neck circumference greater than 17 inches,
or a female with neck circumference greater than 16 inches?
- G (gender)
Are you a male?
SCORE: The more questions you checked YES to on the BANG portion, the greater your risk of having moderate to severe OSA and you should speak with your doctor about a Sleep Study.