Association between obesity and obstructive sleep apnea among males aged 20 years and older in the United States

Obesity has risen to become a major healthcare priority in the US due to its association with cardiovascular and endocrine diseases, yet its effect on other chronic diseases has not been well studied. Studies have shown a correlation between Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) and obesity, however, the strength of the correlation has not been previously modeled.