AADSM Kicks Off Consumer Awareness Capaign with New “Snoring Couples” Statistics

American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine
Thursday, February 12, 2015

To raise awareness for oral appliance therapy as an effective treatment option for snoring and obstructive sleep apnea, the AADSM launched a consumer media blitz and social media campaign, featuring survey findings on the effect of snoring on bed partners’ sleep and the different treatment options available. A few interesting statistics from the report include:

- Forty percent of women claim snoring in the opposite sex is a turn-off.
- One in five Americans say a snoring partner could drive them out of bed.
- More than a quarter of Americans confessed that a snoring bed partner makes them annoyed or angry.
- 45 percent of women said they worry about the health of their bed partner when they snore.
- Single adults surveyed were twice as likely to prefer oral appliance therapy to CPAP for their bed partner.

Download the full survey findings report and read the press release.

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