S.T.O.P.B.A.N.G

The STOPBANG questionnaire is a proven tool that can be used to screen for obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA). This tool will assess if you are low, moderate or high risk group for sleep apnoea.

Snoring

Do you snore? Loud enough to be heard through closed doors or loud enough to distrurb your partner

Tired

Do you often feel tired, fatigued or sleepy during the daytime?

Observed

Has anyone observed you stop breathing, choking or gasping while you were sleeping?

Pressure

Are you being treated for high blood pressure?

Body Mass

What is your Body Mass Index (BMI)? If you don't know try this calculator

Age

Are you older than 50?

Neck

Is your neck size larger than 43cm if male or 41cm if female?
Hint: To obtain an accurate measurement, measure around your Adams apple OR answer Yes if your collar size is greater than XL.

Gender

Are you male?

You have a score of 0. You have NO RISK of having sleep apnoea.
You have a score of 1-2. You have a LOW RISK of having sleep apnoea.
You have symptom(s) that may indicate that you may have sleep apnoea. Your health could be at risk, please book for a sleep test.
You have a score of 3-4. You have an INTERMEDIATE RISK of having sleep apnoea.
You have symptom(s) that may indicate that you may have sleep apnoea. Your health could be at risk, please book for a sleep test.
You have a score of 5-8. You have a HIGH RISK of having sleep apnoea.
You have symptom(s) that may indicate that you may have sleep apnoea. Your health could be at risk, please book for a sleep test.
Please answer all questions