The Prevalence of Sleep Disturbances and Sleep Quality in Older Chinese Adults: A Comprehensive Meta-Analysis
Li Lu, Shi-Bin Wang, Wenwang Rao, Qinge Zhang, Gabor S Ungvari, Chee H Ng, Changgui Kou, Fu-Jun Jia, Yu-Tao Xiang
BEHAVIORAL SLEEP MEDICINE | ROUTLEDGE JOURNALS, TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD | Published : 2019
Objective: This is a meta-analysis of the pooled prevalence of insomnia-specific sleep disturbances (sleep disturbances thereafter) and sleep quality in older Chinese adults. Method: Both English (PubMed, Embase and PsycINFO) and Chinese (Chinese National Knowledge Infrastructure [CNKI], WanFang and SinoMed) databases were systematically searched. Data extraction and quality assessment were independently performed by two investigators. Random-effects model was performed to pool the prevalence of sleep disturbances and sleep quality. Subgroup and meta-regression analyses were performed to explore the source of heterogeneity. Funnel plots, Egger's regression model, and Begg's test were used to..View full abstract
This work was supported by the University of Macau [SRG2014-00019-FHS; MYRG2015-00230-FHS; MYRG2016-00]. The University of Macau had no role in the study design, generating or interpreting the results, or publication of the study.