Sleep apnea and snoring questionnaire

Researchers of sleep medicine, compiled the following questionnaire for the diagnosis of sleep apnea. Score your answer following each question: 0 never, 1 rarely, 2 often, 3 very often.


  • Are you sleepy during the day?
  • Do you doze off during the day spontaneously?
  • Do you find it difficult to concentrate for long periods?
  • Do you feel less efficient than you used to?
  • Do you snore loudly or do others say you do?
  • Has your partner witnessed you stopping breathing during your sleep?
  • Do you wake up in the morning with headache?
  • Do you feel tired and dizzy in the morning?
  • Do you fall asleep when watching TV, reading, working at the office, driving car or talking to others?
  • Do you have difficulties getting off to sleep at night?
  • Do you wake up during the night?
  • Do you wake up earlier than you need to, or is it taking you longer to get back to sleep than used to be the case?
  • Do you fidget in your sleep or/and is your bed rumpled in the morning?

Answer scores, the likelihood with sleep apnea may be present, depends upon the total score as follows:
0 – 14 unlikely, everything appears to be fine
15 – 25 quite probable
> 25 very probable

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