Sleep apnoea

sleep apnea: A disorder characterized by multiple cessations of respirations during sleep that induce partial arousals and interfere with the maintenance of sleep.

Endpoint definition

Long name Sleep apnoea
Hospital Discharge registry ICD-10: G473
Cause of Death registry ICD-10: G473
Level in the ICD-hierarchy 3
First defined in version DF2
Latin name Apnoea intrasomnalis

Summary Statistics

Key figures

All Female Male
Number of individuals 16761 6204 10557
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 7.72 5.05 11.21
Mean age at first event (years) 55.31 56.00 54.91
Case fatality at 5-years (%) 1.45 0.69 1.89

Longitudinal metrics

All Female Male
Median nb. of events per indiv. 4.0 3.0 4.0
Recurrence at 6 months (%) 71.03 68.20 72.70

Survival analyses between endpoints


before Sleep apnoea
after Sleep apnoea

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