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Linking emotional distress to unhealthy sleep duration: analysis of the 2009 National Health Interview Survey

Overview of attention for article published in Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment, September 2015
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Title
Linking emotional distress to unhealthy sleep duration: analysis of the 2009 National Health Interview Survey
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Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment, September 2015
DOI 10.2147/ndt.s77909
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Azizi Seixas, Joao Nunes, Collins Airhihenbuwa, Natasha Williams, Caryl James, Girardin Jean-Louis, S. R Pandi-Perumal

Abstract

The objective of the study was to examine the independent association of emotional distress with unhealthy sleep duration (defined as <7 or >8 hours). Data from the 2009 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), a cross-sectional household survey, were analyzed to investigate the associations of emotional distress with unhealthy sleep durations, adjusting for sociodemographic factors, health risks, and chronic diseases through hierarchical multiple logistic regression analysis. A total of 27,731 participants (age range 18-85 years) from the NHIS 2009 dataset were interviewed. Unhealthy sleep duration is defined as sleep duration <7 or >8 hours, whereas healthy sleep is defined as sleep duration lasting for 7-8 hours. Emotional distress is based on the Kessler 6 Non-Specific Distress Battery, which assesses the frequency of feeling sad, nervous, restless, hopeless, worthless, and burdened, over a 30-day period. Of the sample, 51.7% were female; 83.1% were white and 16.9% were black. Eleven percent experienced emotional distress and 37.6% reported unhealthy sleep. Adjusted logistic regression analysis revealed that individuals with emotional distress had 55% greater odds of reporting unhealthy sleep (odds ratio [OR] =1.55, 95% confidence interval [CI] =1.42, 1.68, P<0.001). Emotional distress, an important proxy for poor psychological health, was a significant predictor of unhealthy sleep, independent of the influences of several factors including demographic (age, education, sex, race/ethnicity, and family income), health risks (alcohol consumption and smoking status), and chronic diseases/conditions (diabetes, obesity, hypertension, heart disease, cancer, and arthritis).

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Geographical breakdown

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Unknown 42 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 9 21%
Researcher 8 19%
Student > Ph. D. Student 5 12%
Unspecified 4 10%
Student > Doctoral Student 4 10%
Other 12 29%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 13 31%
Psychology 13 31%
Unspecified 7 17%
Nursing and Health Professions 3 7%
Social Sciences 2 5%
Other 4 10%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 4. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 28 September 2015.
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#3,399,934
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#515
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#68,345
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Outputs of similar age from Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment
#32
of 92 outputs
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