Correlations between Obesity, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, and Sleep Apnea: A Meta-Analysis


  • Saktryana Endang Ragil Jayanti Masters Program in Public Health, Universitas Sebelas Maret
  • Vitri Widyaningsih Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Sebelas Maret
  • Uki Retno Budihastuti Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dr. Moewardi Hospital, Surakarta


Background: Obesity is one of the biggest public health problems in the world. Obesity is associated with various health problems, decreased quality of life and death. Obesity is known to have an impact on women's lives, namely Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) which if not treated immediately can cause sleep apnea. This study aims to analyze the relationship between obesity and PCOS and sleep apnea.

Subjects and Method: This research is a systematic review and meta-analysis. Population = women, Intervention = obesity, Comparison = not obese, Outcomes = PCOS and sleep apnea. Article searches through journal databases include: PubMed, Science Direct, Google Scholar, and Springerlink. The keywords used are obesity OR obese AND PCOS OR


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Jayanti, S. E. R., Widyaningsih, V., & Budihastuti, U. R. (2022). Correlations between Obesity, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, and Sleep Apnea: A Meta-Analysis. Journal of Maternal and Child Health, 7(4), 432–445. Retrieved from