Journal of Sleep Disorders & Therapy

Journal of Sleep Disorders & Therapy
Open Access

ISSN: 2167-0277

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Ajeena Abdul Khader

Dr, Department of Community Medicine, Gulf Medical University, Ajman, UAE

  • Research Article   
    Sleep Disorder among Adolescents in Ajman, UAE
    Author(s): Ajeena Abdul Khader*, Shahnaz Koolippulakkal and Shatha Al Sharbatti

    Objectives: The study aimed to determine the prevalence of sleep disorders, factors affecting sleep disorders and prevalence of different types of sleep disorders among adolescents. Methods: A cross sectional study was carried out in 324 students of grade 10,11,12. The inclusion criteria include both male and female in the age group 15-18 years of any nationality. Ethical consent was obtained from parents. A validated questionnaire was given to find out the presence of sleep problems and associated factors. Results: According to our study from a total of 324, 138 (43%) participants reported to have perceived sleep problems. Sleep disorder was most prevalent among females (65.4%). 65.5% of the participants with sleep disorder had a positive family history of sleep problems. Among 131 participants with p.. View More»
    DOI: 11.35248/2167-0277.22.S2.003

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