Sleep disturbances and cause-specific mortality: Results from the GAZEL cohort study

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Poor sleep is an increasing problem in modern society, but most previous studies on the association between sleep and mortality rates have addressed only duration, not quality, of sleep. The authors prospectively examined the effects of sleep disturbances on mortality rates and on important risk factors for mortality, such as body mass index, hypertension, and diabetes. A total of 16,989 participants in the GAZEL cohort study were asked validated questions on sleep disturbances in 1990 and were followed up until 2009, with
Original languageEnglish
JournalAmerican Journal of Epidemiology
Issue number3
Pages (from-to)300-9
Number of pages10
Publication statusPublished - 1 Feb 2011

    Research areas

  • Adult, Age Distribution, Body Mass Index, Cause of Death, Cohort Studies, Comorbidity, Diabetes Mellitus, Europe, Female, Follow-Up Studies, Humans, Hypertension, Male, Middle Aged, Proportional Hazards Models, Prospective Studies, Questionnaires, Risk Factors, Sex Distribution, Sleep Disorders

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