Christian Guilleminault

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  • Survey of habitual snoring in centenarians JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN GERIATRICS SOCIETY Shiomi, T., Guilleminault, C., Kayukawa, Y., Wakida, Y., Okamoto, Y., Kobayashi, T. 1997; 45 (1): 84-86


    To ascertain whether centenarians in the surveyed group would be nonhabitual snorers.A cross-sectional survey of centenarians residing in the Aichi Prefecture of Japan.A total of 103 centenarians (21 men and 82 women).Questionnaire on sleep habits, breathing, and snoring.Nineteen centenarians (18.4%; 5 men and 14 women) were habitual snorers and two (1.9%) were suspected of having sleep apnea syndrome because of the presence of heavy snoring and nocturnal respiratory arrest.Most centenarian subjects were nonsnorers and without breathing pauses during sleep; their snoring rates were no different from those of younger aged older adults in the same population.

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