Prevalence of symptoms and risk of sleep apnea in middle-aged Saudi males in primary care.

@article{Bahammam2008PrevalenceOS,
  title={Prevalence of symptoms and risk of sleep apnea in middle-aged Saudi males in primary care.},
  author={Ahmed S Bahammam and Mohammed S Alrajeh and Hamdan H. Al-Jahdali and Abdulaziz A Binsaeed},
  journal={Saudi medical journal},
  year={2008},
  volume={29 3},
  pages={423-6}
}
OBJECTIVE The prevalence of obstructive sleep apnea OSA has not been assessed in Saudi Arabia. We aimed to assess the prevalence of individuals who were at risk of OSA in a sample of middle-aged Saudi males, using the Berlin questionnaire at primary care settings. METHODS The study was conducted at King Khalid University and King Fahd National Guard primary health care clinics in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia between December 2005 and March 2006. Berlin Questionnaire was administered by… CONTINUE READING
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