STOP-Bang


 download STOP-Bang Questionnaire in PDF 


This survey, created by an anaesthesiologist, Dr. F Chung, from University of Toronto, helps to determine if you are at high or low risk for sleep apnea.


Are you at high risk for sleep apnea?


This is the 'Stop-Bang' Scoring Model. The purpose is to determine if you are at 'high' or 'low' risk for sleep apnea. Interested in finding out? Answer the questions below to find out your risk factor:



 1. Snoring

Do you snore loudly (louder than talking or loud enough to be heard through closed doors)?

YES

NO


2. Tired

Do you often feel tired, fatigued, or sleepy during daytime? 

YES

NO


3. Observed

Has anyone observed that you stop breathing during sleep?

YES

NO


4. Blood pressure

Do you have or are you being treated for high blood pressure? 

YES

NO


5. BMI

Does your BMI exceed 35 kg/m2?

YES

NO


6. Age

Are you over 50 years old?

YES

NO


7. Neck circumference

Are you over 50 years old?

YES

NO


8. Gender

Are you male?

YES

NO




High risk of OSA: answering yes to three or more items

Low risk of OSA: answering yes to less than three items



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