Predictive Performance of the STOP-Bang Score for Identifying Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Obese Patients

The STOP-Bang score was validated in 310 obese and morbidly obese surgical patients. For identifying severe OSA, a STOP-Bang score of 4 has high sensitivity of 88 %. For confirming severe OSA, a score of 6 is more specific.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23771818