Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome in truck drivers.


OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS), as well as to identify factors associated with a greater risk of developing OSAS, among truck drivers. METHODS The study population comprised 209 truck drivers (mean age, 38.8 years; 98.5% males) at two branches of a transportation company. The mean body mass index was 26.5… (More)


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@article{Lemos2009ObstructiveSA, title={Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome in truck drivers.}, author={L{\'u}cia Castro Lemos and Elaine Cristina Marqueze and Fernanda Sachi and Geraldo Lorenzi-Filho and Cl{\'a}udia Roberta de Castro Moreno}, journal={Jornal brasileiro de pneumologia : publicacao oficial da Sociedade Brasileira de Pneumologia e Tisilogia}, year={2009}, volume={35 6}, pages={500-6} }