Partner Snore Screener1

Signs your partner's snoring needs help

1. Snoring

Does your partner snore loudly? Louder than talking or to be heard through closed doors?

Y N

Not only is snoring a nuisance, but 76% of people who snore have Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA).

2. Tired

Does your partner often seem tired, fatigued, or sleepy during daytime?

Y N

Fatigue that prevents your partner from doing daily activities is not normal.

3. Observed

Have you observed your partner stop breathing during their sleep?

Y N

People with Sleep Apnea can actually stop breathing hundreds of times throughout the night.

4. Blood Pressure

Does your partner have, or are they being treated for, high blood pressure?

Y N

Sudden drops in blood oxygen levels that occur during pauses in breathing increase blood pressure and puts strain on your partner's heart.

5. BMI

Is your partner’s BMI greater than 35? Click here to determine your BMI

Y N

To be physically active, your partner needs to have energy.

6. Age

Is your partner over 50 years old?

Y N

As your partner ages, hormonal changes and a less active lifestyle increase their risk of obesity.

7. Neck Circumference

Is your partner’s neck circumference greater than 40cm (16in)?

Y N

A wide neck circumference is associated with obesity-related conditions such as Sleep Apnea, diabetes and hypertension.

8. Gender

Is your partner male?

Y N

Obstructive Sleep Apnea affects 24% of men and 9% of women.

Impact

How much does snoring impact your relationship with your partner? (1 = Not at All, 5 = Significantly Impacting Relationship)

 

1 Stop Bang Sleep Test Questionnaire: Copyright @ 2012 | www.stopbang.ca | All Rights Reserved Frances Chung MBBS FRCPC

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