Can 50% of All Women Have Obstructive Sleep Apnea?

The most commonly cited figure for obstructive sleep apnea in women is 9%, but a more recent study out of Sweden revealed that 50% of women had an AHI of 5 or more. Of note, sleep apnea in women was statistically related to age, obesity and hypertension, but not daytime sleepiness. Rates of obstructive sleep apnea differ amongst […]