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Association of sleep quality with watching TV, computer games and caffeine intake in adolescents of Minoodar district, Qazvin

Avani, Anita and Jalilolghadr, Shabnam and Barikani, Ameneh and Javadi, Amir and Shabbidar, Sakineh and Javadi, Maryam (2015) Association of sleep quality with watching TV, computer games and caffeine intake in adolescents of Minoodar district, Qazvin. The Journal of Qazvin University of Medical Sciences, 19 (5). pp. 38-44. ISSN 24235814

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Abstract

Background: Insufficient sleep or poor sleep quality affect learning, memory and performance and cause behavioral disorders. Watching television (TV), using computer and internet, playing computer games, and caffeine intake are of factors affecting sleep quality. Objective: The aim of this study was to determine the association of sleep quality with watching TV, computer games and caffeine intake in adolescents of Minoodar district, Qazvin41T. Methods: This cross sectional study was conducted in 319 adolescents (10 to 18 years old) that were selected by multistage cluster random sampling method during 2010-2011. Demographic data and data on duration of playing computer games and watching TV were collected. Food frequency questionnaire and BEARS questionnaire were completed. Data were analyzed using Chi-square test, logistic regression analysis and ANOVA. Findings: Mean age was15±2.43 years41T. Of 319 adolescents, 162 (50.8%) were female41T. The duration of watching TV or video41T was not significantly different41T between boys and girls. The duration of playing computer or video games41T was statistically different41T between boys and girls. There was no correlation between sleep quality and duration of watching TV or videos in a day, duration of playing computer or video games in a day, and caffeine intake in adolescents. Conclusions: With regards to the results, it seems that there is no association between sleep quality and watching TV, playing computer games and caffeine intake. Keywords: Sleep, Caffeine, Video Games, Adolescent

Item Type: Article
Subjects: R Medicine > RN Health > RN1006 Health and food safety
Divisions: University Portal > vice chancellor > vcr
Depositing User: pr vcen research
Date Deposited: 14 Mar 2018 09:08
Last Modified: 14 Mar 2018 09:08
URI: http://eprints.qums.ac.ir/id/eprint/7364

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