Prevalence of symptoms and risk of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome in the general population.

@article{Khazaie2011PrevalenceOS,
  title={Prevalence of symptoms and risk of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome in the general population.},
  author={Habibolah Khazaie and Farid Najafi and Leeba Rezaie and Masoud Tahmasian and Amir Ali Sepehry and Felix J. F. Herth},
  journal={Archives of Iranian medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={14 5},
  pages={335-8}
}
BACKGROUND Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) syndrome is one of the most common sleep breathing disorders with significant consequences. The present study aims to determine prevalence of symptoms and risk of OSA in the general population of Kermanshah, Iran. METHODS From 2007-2008 by random-cluster-sampling, 527 adult subjects were selected from the urban region of Kermanshah. The age range of the sample was from 20 to 87 years. Assessment was carried-out using the Berlin questionnaire, a valid… CONTINUE READING
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