Patients had completed the Berlin questionnaire
to assess for sleep apnea during a 9-month study period.
Sleep patterns were assessed by the Berlin Questionnaire, Epworth Sleepiness Scale, and questions regarding napping behavior.
07), and screening positive on the Berlin Questionnaire (adjusted RR, 2.
In preliminary studies from Pakistan based on Berlin questionnaire, overall prevalence of individuals who had high risk for sleep apnoea, was observed between 10 to 12.
In fact, a modified Berlin questionnaire has been designed by the investigators from New Delhi to screen patients prior to polysomnography in a resource limited setting like India (29).
Risk for sleep apnoea syndrome in Pakistan: a cross-sectional survey utilizing the Berlin questionnaire.
In a cohort of pregnant women who completed a sleep survey and participated in an overnight sleep evaluation, the two-question screening approach yielded more accurate results than did standard screening tools, including the Berlin Questionnaire
(BQ) and the Epworth Sleepiness Scale (ESS), she said.
Scoring high risk patients using the Berlin questionnaire had a sensitivity of 0.
Using the Berlin questionnaire to identify patients at risk for the sleep apnea syndrome.