Journal article

Sleep problems in the first year of elementary school: The role of sleep hygiene, gender and socioeconomic status

Laura K Uebergang, Sarah J Arnup, Harriet Hiscock, Esther Care, Jon Quach

SLEEP HEALTH | ELSEVIER INC | Published : 2017


OBJECTIVES: To determine (1) the relationship between sleep hygiene practices and parent-reported child sleep problems in students in the first year of elementary school, (2) whether the relationship differed by (a) gender and (b) SES and (3) in a multivariate explanatory model. DESIGN: Cross-sectional survey of a population-based sample. SETTING: Forty-five elementary schools in metropolitan Melbourne, Australia. PARTICIPANTS: Families of children aged 4-6 years in the first year of elementary school in Melbourne, Australia. MEASUREMENTS: Exposures: Parent-reported child sleep hygiene, gender and data linkage to community-based disadvantage. OUTCOME: Parent-reported child sleep problems. AN..

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