Central sleep apnea here epidemiology and demographics

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Epidemiology and Demographics

Age

  • The prevalence is highest among adults.[1]

Gender

  • Males are at an increased risk for sleep apnea. [2]

Prevalence

  • The prevalence of central sleep apnea is 0.4% as diagnosed according to the Sleep Disorders Clinic criteria. [2]
  • The prevalence of central sleep apnea between the ages of 65-100 years old is 1.1%.
  • The prevalence of central sleep apnea between the ages of 45-64 years old is 0.4%.

References

  1. "Central sleep apnea: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia".
  2. 2.0 2.1 Bixler EO, Vgontzas AN, Ten Have T, Tyson K, Kales A (1998). "Effects of age on sleep apnea in men: I. Prevalence and severity". American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. 157 (1): 144–8. PMID 9445292. Retrieved 2012-08-14. Unknown parameter |month= ignored (help)

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