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Research Paper | Medicine Science | Indonesia | Volume 7 Issue 3, March 2018
Prevalence of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Obese People
Abstract: Obesity is considered to be a major risk factor in the development and progression of Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA). The prevalence of OSA in obese patients is almost twofold higher compared with normal-weight adults. The purpose of this study is to determine the prevalence of OSA in obese people who visited Puskesmas II South Denpasar. The research method is descriptive observational with cross-sectional approach involving 62 obese people who visited Puskesmas II South Denpasar. The result of descriptive research characteristic are women 59, 7 % and male 40, 3 %. The frequency of age with high risk OSA in adult age group 37 %. Respondents with obese I classification with high risk OSA 52.3 %, respondents with obese II classification with high risk OSA 60 %. The prevalence of OSA in obese people is 54.83 %. Based on this study can be concluded that the prevalence of OSA in obese people who visited the Puskesmas II South Denpasar was quite high.
Keywords: OSA, Obese, Prevalence
Edition: Volume 7 Issue 3, March 2018,
Pages: 761 - 763