Prevalence of every night snoring and obstructive sleep apnoeas among 30-69-year-old men in Bologna, Italy.

@article{Cirignotta1989PrevalenceOE,
  title={Prevalence of every night snoring and obstructive sleep apnoeas among 30-69-year-old men in Bologna, Italy.},
  author={Fabio Cirignotta and Roberto D'alessandro and Markku Partinen and Marco Zucconi and Emilio Cristina and Roberto Gerardi and Francesco Cacciatore and Elio Lugaresi},
  journal={Acta neurologica Scandinavica},
  year={1989},
  volume={79 5},
  pages={366-72}
}
An epidemiological survey of the prevalence of snoring and sleep apnoeas was performed on 3479 30-69-year-old men living in Bologna, north-east Italy. First a postal questionnaire was sent. It was returned with appropriate answers by 1170. A 20% random sample of those who did not answer were invited by telephone to return the questionnaire. Among these groups 119 (10%) and 19 (5.6%) respectively answered that they always snored. A random sample of 40 every-night snorers were studied by… CONTINUE READING

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