Sleep apnoea quiz
It's important to take sleep apnoea seriously. Start by completing this quiz to see if you might be at risk.
You may be at risk
Because you’ve answered ‘yes’ to three or more questions, you may be at risk of having sleep apnoea.
Sleep apnoea is a health condition and when left untreated can lead to chronic health issues. The good news is that treating sleep apnoea has been shown to improve patients' quality of life and may help improve your health.
Talk to your doctor if any of the above risk factors are affecting your lifestyle or you are concerned about your sleeping patterns.
Palnitkar G, Zimmerman S, Cistulli P. Sleep apnoea in adults: identifying risk factors and tailoring therapy. Medicine Today 2012, 13(8):14-23
Results are inconclusive
Because you’ve answered ‘no’ to two or more questions, you may not be at risk of having sleep apnoea. However, there are other symptoms of sleep apnoea that are not outlined in this screening quiz. If you think you might have a sleep disorder such as sleep apnoea, you should make an appointment to talk to your doctor today.
Sleep apnoea affects more than 3 in 10 men and nearly 1 in 5 women,* so rest assured, you're not alone.
*Sleep-disordered breathing affects 34% of men and 17% of women aged between 30 and 70. Peppard et al. Increased prevalence of sleep-disordered breathing in adults. Am J Epidemiol. 2013 (5.17)