Designed to identify individuals at high risk for sleep apnea, the short survey (11 questions) focuses on three categories of apnea signs and symptoms: snoring, daytime sleepiness, and obesity/high blood pressure. The instrument may be indicated for use in both research, and as a screening tool for clinicians hoping to quickly establish apnea risk factors in their patients.
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