STOP BANG: An Online Sleep Apnea Evaluation
The STOP BANG questionnaire can be helpful in determining your risk for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Please answer the questions below. Then total your score and use the key to help identify your risk.
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Review your answers and total your score by adding 1 or 0 as indicated at the end of the answer you selected.
Score: 0 to 2
You are classified as low risk for moderate to severe Obstructive Sleep Apnea. If you have concerns or questions about your sleep, you may still want to talk to your doctor about it as there may be other risk or issues to factor in.
Score: 3 to 4
You are at moderate risk for moderate to severe Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Further criteria are required for classification. Talk to your doctor about other symptoms or issues of concerns with your sleep to see if further examination should be considered.
SCORE: 5 - 8
Considered high risk for moderate to severe Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Contact your health care provider immediately to schedule a sleep study.
NOTE -- THESE RESULTS ALSO INDICATE A HIGH RISK:
Yes to 2 or more of the first ("STOP") questions PLUS a male gender
Yes to 2 or more of the first ("STOP") questions PLUS a BMI of 35 or higher
Yes to 2 or more of the first ("STOP") questions PLUS wide neck circumference
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