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Breathing Related Sleep Disorder Statistics

(Also Known As: Sleep Disorder Statistics, Sleep Apnea Statistics, Sleep Disordered Breathing Statistics, Sleep Apnea Disorder Statistics, Sleep Breathing Disorders Statistics, Insomnia Statistics)

(Reviewed by: Paul Peterson, Licensed Therapist)

  • Sleep apnea affects more than 12 million Americans. 11
  • 98.5% of snorers show some apneic tendencies, 24% of males and 18% of females who experience snoring.
  • Approximately 2-4% of the adult population experience sleep-related breathing disorders. 12
  • There are 24% of men and 9% of women whose age are between 30 and 60 years that do have sleep-disordered breathing based on a study done by Young and associates. 13
  • The occurrence of breathing-related sleep disorder in the elderly population demonstrated considerably higher rates with 28-67% in elderly men while 20-54% in elderly women. The prevalence rates in children are likely to be 5-6%. 14
  • One of the most common disorders is sleep apnea, affecting both men and women and even children and slim individuals. Approximately 24% of men whose age is over 40 have sleep apnea.
  • Systemic hypertension occurs in 45-90% of patients with OSA while 15-20% has been reported to have pulmonary hypertension. 15

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