alexa Relationships between hours of sleep and health-risk behaviors in US adolescent students.
Psychiatry

Psychiatry

Journal of Child and Adolescent Behavior

Author(s): McKnightEily LR, Eaton DK, Lowry R, Croft JB, PresleyCantrell L, , McKnightEily LR, Eaton DK, Lowry R, Croft JB, PresleyCantrell L,

Abstract Share this page

Abstract OBJECTIVE: To examine associations between insufficient sleep (<8h on average school nights) and health-risk behaviors. METHODS: 2007 national Youth Risk Behavior Survey data of U.S. high school students (n=12,154) were analyzed. Associations were examined on weighted data using multivariate logistic regression. RESULTS: Insufficient sleep on an average school night was reported by 68.9\% of students. Insufficient sleep was associated with higher odds of current use of cigarettes (age-adjusted odds ratio [AOR], 1.67; 95\% confidence interval [CI], 1.45-1.93), marijuana (AOR, 1.52; 95\% CI, 1.31-1.76), and alcohol (AOR, 1.64; 95\% CI, 1.46-1.84); current sexual activity (AOR, 1.41; 95\% CI, 1.25-1.59); seriously considered attempting suicide (AOR, 1.86; 95\% CI, 1.60-2.16); feeling sad or hopeless (AOR, 1.62; 95\% CI, 1.43-1.84); physical fighting (AOR, 1.40; 95\% CI, 1.24-1.60), not being physically active at least 60min ≥ 5days in the past 7days (AOR, 1.16; 95\% CI, 1.04-1.29), using the computer ≥3h/day (AOR, 1.58; 95\% CI, 1.38-1.80), and drinking soda/pop > 1time/day (AOR, 1.14; 95\% CI, 1.03-1.28). CONCLUSION: Two-thirds of adolescent students reported insufficient sleep, which was associated with many health-risk behaviors. Greater awareness of the impact of sleep insufficiency is vital. Published by Elsevier Inc. This article was published in Prev Med and referenced in Journal of Child and Adolescent Behavior

Relevant Expert PPTs

Relevant Speaker PPTs

Recommended Conferences

Relevant Topics

Peer Reviewed Journals
 
Make the best use of Scientific Research and information from our 700 + peer reviewed, Open Access Journals
International Conferences 2017-18
 
Meet Inspiring Speakers and Experts at our 3000+ Global Annual Meetings

Contact Us

Agri & Aquaculture Journals

Dr. Krish

agriaquaculture@omicsonline.com

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9040

Biochemistry Journals

Datta A

biochemjournals@omicsonline.com

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9037

Business & Management Journals

Ronald

business@omicsonline.com

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

Chemistry Journals

Gabriel Shaw

chemistryjournals@omicsonline.com

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9040

Clinical Journals

Datta A

clinicaljournals@omicsonline.com

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9037

Engineering Journals

James Franklin

engineeringjournals@omicsonline.com

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

Food & Nutrition Journals

Katie Wilson

nutritionjournals@omicsonline.com

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

General Science

Andrea Jason

generalscience@omicsonline.com

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9043

Genetics & Molecular Biology Journals

Anna Melissa

geneticsmolbio@omicsonline.com

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9006

Immunology & Microbiology Journals

David Gorantl

immunomicrobiol@omicsonline.com

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9014

Materials Science Journals

Rachle Green

materialsci@omicsonline.com

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9039

Nursing & Health Care Journals

Stephanie Skinner

nursinghealthcare@omicsonline.com

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9039

Medical Journals

Nimmi Anna

medicaljournals@omicsonline.com

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9038

Neuroscience & Psychology Journals

Nathan T

neuropsychology@omicsonline.com

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9041

Pharmaceutical Sciences Journals

Ann Jose

pharmajournals@omicsonline.com

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9007

Social & Political Science Journals

Steve Harry

social_politicalsci@omicsonline.com

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

 
© 2008- 2017 OMICS International - Open Access Publisher. Best viewed in Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Above IE 7.0 version
adwords