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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Sleep Duration And Health Status Self-assessment (sf-36) In The Elderly: A Population-based Study (isa-camp 2008) [duração Do Sono E Estado De Saúde Autorreferido (sf-36) Em Idosos: Estudo De Base Populacional (isa-camp 2008)]
Author: Lima M.G.
Barros M.B.A.
Alves M.C.G.P.
Abstract: The aim of this study was to determine the association between sleep duration and health status among the elderly. A population-based study was carried out with 1,418 elderly individuals using data from the health survey of Campinas, São Paulo State, Brazil (ISA-Camp 2008). Linear regression models were used to determine associations between the physical and mental components and subscales of the SF-36 and sleep duration. Elderly male individuals who slept ≤ 6 hours obtained lower mean SF-36 scores for the vitality and mental health scales and the mental component summary than those who slept for seven to eight hours. All scales were negatively associated with sleep duration ≥ 10 hours, except bodily pain. Scores for the mental health, vitality and role-emotional subscales were lower among women who slept for less than five hours. Mental health was negatively associated with ≥ 10 hours of sleep. Sleep deprivation and excessive sleep were associated with poorer health status, with differences between genders, principally in the long duration sleep categories.
Rights: aberto
Identifier DOI: 10.1590/S0102-311X2012000900007
Date Issue: 2012
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