AffiliationUniversity of Arizona College of Medicine
University of Arizona College of Nursing
Arizona State University College of Nursing and Health Innovation
Division of Sleep Medicine, Harvard Medical School
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CitationWeighted STOP-Bang and screening for sleep-disordered breathing. 2016, 20 (2):597-603 Sleep Breath
JournalSleep and Breathing
Rights© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2015
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AbstractSTOP-Bang is a tool for predicting the likelihood for sleep-disordered breathing (SDB). In the conventional score, all variables are dichotomous. Our aim was to identify whether modifying the STOP-Bang scoring tool by weighting the variables could improve test characteristics.
Note12 month embargo; First Online: 12 September 2015
VersionFinal accepted manuscript
SponsorsThe authors would like to acknowledge the Sleep Heart Health Study (SHHS) cohort implemented by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute and supported by grants (U01HL53916, U01HL53931, U01HL53934, U01HL53937, U01HL53938, U01HL53940, U01HL53941, U01HL64360) from the National Institutes of Health.
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