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Association of sleep disturbances with TV and satellite watching and video games playing in 14-17 years old high school students of Qazvin

Jalilolghadr, Shabnam and Hashemi, Fatemeh and Jahanihashemi, Hasan and Yazdi, Zohreh and Alimoradi, Foad and Javadi, Maryam (2017) Association of sleep disturbances with TV and satellite watching and video games playing in 14-17 years old high school students of Qazvin. The Journal of Qazvin University of Medical Sciences, 21 (2). pp. 31-40. ISSN 24235814

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Abstract

Background: Sleep plays an important role in health. Reduced levels of attention, learning and memory are of adverse outcomes of sleep disorders in students. Objective: The aim of this study was to determine the association of sleep disturbances with watching TV and satellite and playing video games in 14-17 years old high school students of Qazvin. Methods: This cross sectional study was conducted in 653 high school students (14-17 years old) in Qazvin that were selected by multistage cluster random sampling method (2013-2014). Data were collected through Pediatric Sleep Questionnaire (PSQ) and BEARS questionnaires. Data were analyzed using Chi-square test, T-test, ANOVA and logistic regression analysis. Findings: From 653 students, 392 (60%) were female. The mean age was 15.73±0.99 years. The most prevalent sleep disturbances were waking up at night (74.4%), daytime sleepiness (69.8%), napping after school (66.6%), and nightmare (51.1%), respectively. Daytime sleepiness, nightmares, sleep after waking up, falling asleep in school, and nap after school time had significant association with watching satellite. Conclusion: With regards to the results, prevalence of sleep disorders was high in high school students of Qazvin and sleep disturbances were associated with duration of watching satellite.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: R Medicine > RJ Pediatrics
Divisions: University Portal > vice chancellor > vcr
Depositing User: pr vcen research
Date Deposited: 27 Jul 2017 05:09
Last Modified: 27 Jul 2017 05:09
URI: http://eprints.qums.ac.ir/id/eprint/6749

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