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Just the Stats

--Prevalence of snoring: 30% of those over age 30 snore, rising to 40% in middle age. (Source: British Medical Journal, 1997, cited here.)

--Two-thirds of partnered adults say their partner snores, while 6 out of 10 of all adults (59%) say they snore. (Source: National Sleep Foundation's 2005 poll.)

--Male-female ratio = 2:1 with the gap closing after menopause. (Source: Vancouver sleep and Breathing Center.) 

--5.6% of children are habitual snorers. (Source: Pediatrics Nov, 2001.) 

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