Journal article

Sleep duration and self-rated health in Chinese university students

Lu Li, Ka-In Lok, Song-Li Mei, Xi-Ling Cui, Lin Li, Chee H Ng, Gabor S Ungvari, Yu-Ping Ning, Feng-Rong An, Yu-Tao Xiang

SLEEP AND BREATHING | SPRINGER HEIDELBERG | Published : 2019

Abstract

PURPOSE: Little is known about the association between sleep duration and health status in Chinese university students. This study examined the association between sleep duration and self-rated health in university students in China. METHODS: Altogether, 2312 subjects (928 in Macao, 446 in Hong Kong, and 938 in mainland China) were recruited. Standardized measures of sleep and self-reported health were administered. Sleep duration was categorized in the following way: < 6 h/day, 6 to  9 h/day. RESULTS: Overall, 71% of university students reported poor health, 53% slept 7-9 h/day, 14% slept less than 6 h/day, 32% slept 6 to  9 h/day. Univariate analysis revealed that compared to students with..

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Grants

Awarded by University of Macau


Awarded by National Key Research & Development Program of China


Awarded by Beijing Municipal Administration of Hospitals Incubating Program


Awarded by Beijing Municipal Administration of Hospitals' Ascent Plan


Funding Acknowledgements

The study was funded by the University of Macau (MYRG2015-00230-FHS; MYRG2016-00005-FHS), the National Key Research & Development Program of China (No. 2016YFC1307200), the Beijing Municipal Administration of Hospitals Incubating Program (No. PX2016028), and the Beijing Municipal Administration of Hospitals' Ascent Plan (No. DFL20151801).