Automobile accidents are reported as being overrepresented in those suffering from the obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (SAS), evident by snoring, sleep disturbances and diurnal hypersomnia.
An estimation of the prevalence of these symptoms amongst an adult population, predominantly automobile drivers, was assessed by using a one-stage questionnaire procedure.
From a national random sample of 1214 persons a weighted reply rate of 76% was achieved.
Snoring, breath cessations, mid-sleep awakenings, and diurnal hypersomnia were reported in 24, 3.8, 27 and 9.1%, respectively.
Mots-clés Pascal : Bronchopneumopathie obstructive, Apnée, Appareil respiratoire pathologie, Ronflement, Trouble sommeil, Epidémiologie, Prévalence, Homme, Conducteur véhicule, Automobile, Hypersomnie, Suède, Europe
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Obstructive pulmonary disease, Apnea, Respiratory disease, Snoring, Sleep disorder, Epidemiology, Prevalence, Human, Vehicle driver, Motor car, Hypersomnia, Sweden, Europe
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Cote : 92-0459573
Code Inist : 002B11B. Création : 199406.