Table 1A.

Continent/countryLawGuidelineApnea testNo. of physiciansObservation time, hConfirmatory testReference no.
Europe (cont’d)
    Slovak RepublicPPA3AMandatory31
    SpainPPPCO216 (24)†Optional32
    SwedenPPPCO21AMandatory33
    SwitzerlandPPPCO226 (48)†Optional34
    TurkeyPPPCO24AMandatory
    UkraineAPDVOAAOptional
    United KingdomPPPCO226Optional35
    YugoslaviaAPDVO3AMandatory
q>Africa
    EgyptAAAAANot known
    GhanaAAAAANot known
    South AfricaPPPCO22AOptional39
    TanzaniaAPA1AMandatory
    TunisiaPPDVO1AOptional38
Middle East
    IranAPA312, 24, 36Mandatory
    IsraelPPPCO216 (24)†Mandatory42
    JordanAPA1AMandatory40
    LebanonPPA26Mandatory
    OmanPPPCO216Optional40
    QatarPPPCO21AMandatory40
    Saudi ArabiaPPPCO2224†Mandatory40
    SyriaAAAAANot known
    United Arab EmiratesPPPCO213Optional40
Asia
    ArmeniaAAAAAOptional
    BangladeshPPDVO3AOptional43
    ChinaAAAAAOptional
    GeorgiaPPDVO324Mandatory
    Hong Kong†PPPCO21AOptional
    IndiaPPDVO4AMandatory44
    IndonesiaAPPCO2324Optional
    JapanPPPCO21AMandatory45, 46
    Korea (South)PPPCO216Optional
    MalaysiaPPPCO2212Mandatory47
    PakistanAAAAANot known
    PhilippinesAPDVO124Optional
    SingaporePPPCO22AOptional48
    TaiwanAPPCO216Optional49
    ThailandPPDVO36Optional
    VietnamAADVOAAOptional
Oceania
    AustraliaPPPCO222Optional50
    New ZealandAPPCO222Optional51