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sjimu 2013, 21(4): 273-283 Back to browse issues page
The relationships between sleep habits and times with sleep quality among college students
H Ahmadzadeh vosta 1, R Hossaini, H Saneei
1- , ahmadzadeh_vosta@yahoo.com
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Objectives: Sleep quality has neurobehavioral consequences that impact academic performance. Irregular and insufficient sleep habits and time inevitably leads to sleep problems. The aim of this survey was to understand of correlation between sleep quality with sleep habits and times among college students. Methods: Simple random sampling was used to select 80 students from the entire Iranshahr faculty of medical sciences for this cross sectional study. Bed time, sleep latency, waking time and nap time of participants during 1 month recorded. In the end of month, students were asked to complete Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index questionnaires. Then, all of them interviewed by the someone. Results: Individuals with good sleep quality went to bed at 23:12, awoke at 6:14 and had 8.05 h total sleep time (TST) .There were positive and significant correlation between sleep quality with sleep latency and bed time. And also, there were a negative correlation (p<0.005, r=-0. 33) between sleep quality and TST. Rise time and nap time were not correlated with sleep quality. Conclusion: Selecting appropriate sleep time and following sufficient and regular sleep habits increase the sleep quality.
Keywords: sleep, sleep time, Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index, student
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: nearology
Received: 2011/12/10 | Accepted: 2013/10/15 | Published: 2013/10/15

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