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Interesting Apnea Statistics

Interesting Apnea Statistics

~~ Apnea in United States ~~

As of October 18, 2009 at 8:55 a.m.(ET) (-0500), the U.S. population
was 307,725,269. Sleep researchers estimate approximately seven percent
of the population suffers from obstructive sleep apnea. Using that
estimate, there are potentially 21,443,850 apneics in the U.S.

~~ Apnea around the world ~~

As of October 18, 2009 at 8:55 a.m.(ET) (-0500), the world population
was 6,791,269,358. Sleep researchers estimate approximately seven percent
of the population suffers from obstructive sleep apnea. Using that
estimate, there are potentially 475,388,855 apneics in the world.



   Awake In Philly is a community education group for individuals who have been diagnosed with at least one of the recognized sleep disorders, as well as anyone else impacted by those with sleep disorders. The information contained in this site is intended to provide support, guidance, and encouragement to others contending with the many challenges of sleep disorders. The goals of Awake In Philly are to support, educate, and inform those who feel the impact of sleep disorders, as well as the general public, and is not intended to replace medical advice, nor is any information to be misinterpreted as an attempt to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

   If you have questions about any of the medical conditions mentioned on this website, especially if you suspect that you (or someone you know) has sleep apnea, please contact a qualified medical professional immediately. Medical advice should only come from qualified, licensed, and trained healthcare professionals.


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