Prevalence and correlates of snoring and observed apneas in 5,201 older adults.

@article{Enright1996PrevalenceAC,
  title={Prevalence and correlates of snoring and observed apneas in 5,201 older adults.},
  author={Paul L. Enright and Anne B. Newman and Patricia W. Wahl and Teri Manolio and Edward F. Haponik and Patrick J. Boyle},
  journal={Sleep},
  year={1996},
  volume={19 7},
  pages={531-8}
}
The objectives of this study were to describe the prevalence of snoring, observed apneas, and daytime sleepiness in older men and women, and to describe the relationships of these sleep disturbances to health status and cardiovascular diseases (CVD). A cross-sectional design was employed to study sleep problems, CVD, general health, psychosocial factors, and medication use. The subjects were participants in the Cardiovascular Health Study, which included 5,201 adults, aged 65 and older, who… CONTINUE READING

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