Navigation Links
Poll Reveals Sleep Differences Among Ethnic Groups
Date:3/8/2010

  • Blacks/African-Americans report getting an average of 34 minutes less sleep on a work night/weeknight than Asians and 38 minutes less than Whites.

"The finding that Blacks/African-Americans say they need less sleep and get less sleep is instructive for public health professionals," says Jose S. Loredo, MD, MPH, Professor of Medicine at the University of California, San Diego. "Their total sleep time and attitudes regarding sleep may be associated with Blacks/African-Americans' higher rates of sleep apnea, hypertension and diabetes and provide sleep-related insight into how to improve awareness and education programs and, very importantly, how to improve therapy compliance rates."

Hispanics are the most likely to say they are kept awake by financial, employment, personal relationship and/or health-related concerns

Overall, at least one-third of Hispanics (38%) and Blacks/African-Americans (33%) report that any of these concerns disturb their sleep at least a few nights a week, compared to about one-fourth of Whites (28%) and/or Asians (25%).


'/>"/>
SOURCE National Sleep Foundation
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18

Related medicine news :

1. Brain imaging reveals breakdown of normal emotional processing
2. Survey reveals disparities in skin cancer knowledge, protection among high school students
3. Large intensive care study reveals vital recommendations for treatment of brain injury patients
4. Inc. Magazine Reveals Its 26th Annual List of Americas 500 Fastest-Growing Private Companies
5. Survey From The Partnership and MetLife Foundation Reveals Important Role Todays Grandparents Play in Teens Lives
6. New Survey Reveals Kidney Patients Concern About Medicare Policies
7. UCSD study reveals the regulatory mechanism of key enzyme
8. UCSD study reveals the regulatory mechanism of key enzyme
9. Poll reveals public awareness of nanotech stuck at low level
10. Survey reveals ignorance and confusion about cancer amongst the elderly
11. Story Reveals How Isabel and Her Family Learn About Bone Health and Osteoporosis
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/23/2015)... Add High-Quality prismatic refractions into footage using ... as simple as dragging and dropping footage into the FCPX ... effect. , Including over 80 stunning flares, ProFlare 5K ... this the ultimate bundle for adding prismatic refractions to any ... are movie files designed for Final Cut Pro X, but ...
(Date:5/22/2015)... The American College of Traditional Chinese ... They will hold a webinar on the updates of ... on Classical Chinese Medicine. , Webinar – First Professional ... the Dean of Clinical Education, will lead this webinar ... Doctorate program. ACTCM is currently developing this degree program ...
(Date:5/22/2015)... (PRWEB) May 22, 2015 Following yesterday’s ... sale agreement with US-based health brand Nature’s Way, Marc ... brand. Retention of Ascenta Skin is an integral part ... excited about this opportunity to further develop Ascenta Skin ... , Ascenta Skin is a breakthrough, anti-aging skincare supplement ...
(Date:5/22/2015)... May 22, 2015 “It’s like ... SLP, RAC-CT, CHHRP-QT, Vice President of Clinical Operations/Education ... important ‘language’ that impacts how care is coded ... in long term care reimbursement, operations and compliance ... and talent management, launches a new series of ...
(Date:5/22/2015)... Memorial Day weekend is typically considered the beginning of ... tips to help promote safe travel. , According to estimates ... fatalities this Memorial Day weekend. Amica is sharing the following ... , , Always wear a seatbelt: ... whether they’re driving or riding along as a passenger. Seatbelts ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Developers at Pixel Film Studios Release ProFlare 5K Prism for Final Cut Pro X. 2Health News:ACTCM Announces Upcoming June Events 2Health News:Ascenta Skin President Announces Plans to Grow Brand 2Health News:Harmony Healthcare International Takes the Lead in Launching ICD-10 Coding Transition in Post-Acute Care 2Health News:Harmony Healthcare International Takes the Lead in Launching ICD-10 Coding Transition in Post-Acute Care 3Health News:Amica Has 4 Road Safety Tips for Memorial Day Weekend 2
... and Technology (NIST) has released a suite of green ... of their products and assure researchers of the accuracy ... of this popular beverage and dietary supplement. The new ... an ongoing collaboration with the National Institutes of Health ...
... Reporter , TUESDAY, May 24 (HealthDay News) -- Long known ... developing heart failure, a new study suggests. Research tracking ... years found that those whose diets included more baked and ... week -- had a 30 percent lower risk of heart ...
... doctors have long been on the front lines of depression ... 10 office visits and primary care doctors prescribe more than ... of Michigan Health System have developed a new tool that ... a patient,s depression has improved. The issue, the researchers ...
... HealthDay Reporter , TUESDAY, May 24 (HealthDay News) -- ... ones who are actually practicing primary care, the healthier ... suggests. Those communities see fewer preventable hospitalizations ... the researchers found. "This reinforces something the American ...
... News) -- Drug company marketing to those attending medical school ... A team led by Kirsten Austad and Aaron S. ... that included a total of 9,850 students at 76 medical ... of the students had some type of interaction with drug ...
... , TUESDAY, May 24 (HealthDay News) -- Black people with ... than blacks who don,t have the disease, a new study ... of the journal Neurology , also said the deficiency ... "MS is not as common in African-Americans as it is ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Care for a spot of (green) tea? New NIST reference materials for popular diet supplement 2Health News:Cooked Right, Fish Can Help a Woman's Heart 2Health News:Cooked Right, Fish Can Help a Woman's Heart 3Health News:New tool aims to improve measurement of primary care depression outcomes 2Health News:More Primary Care Docs in a Community Equals Healthier Seniors 2Health News:More Primary Care Docs in a Community Equals Healthier Seniors 3Health News:Drug Marketing Often Targets Med Students: Analysis 2Health News:MS in Blacks Linked to Low Vitamin D 2
(Date:5/22/2015)... , 22 de mayo de 2015 ... DPRX ), una compañía farmacéutica de fase ... de Locilex® (pexiganan cream 0.8%), y colaboradores ... presentación de póster destacando el diseño innovador ... de la Compañía que evalúan Locilex®, su ...
(Date:5/22/2015)... , May 22, 2015 The Assistance Fund ... This program provides financial assistance for copay to individuals ... to announce the addition of the Melanoma Copay Assistance ... Mark McGreevy , executive director. "With each additional program ... of a world where no one is denied access ...
(Date:5/22/2015)...  RegeneRx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCQB: RGRX), a clinical-stage drug ... today announced that J.J. Finkelstein , chief executive ... overview at two upcoming investor conferences. ... Annual Microcap Conference on Thursday May 28, 2015 ... 11:00 am EDT.  A webcast will be available at ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Dipexium anuncia presentación en el séptimo Simposio Internacional sobre el Pie Diabético 2Dipexium anuncia presentación en el séptimo Simposio Internacional sobre el Pie Diabético 3Dipexium anuncia presentación en el séptimo Simposio Internacional sobre el Pie Diabético 4Dipexium anuncia presentación en el séptimo Simposio Internacional sobre el Pie Diabético 5Dipexium anuncia presentación en el séptimo Simposio Internacional sobre el Pie Diabético 6The Assistance Fund Adds Melanoma Assistance Program 2RegeneRx to Present at 2 Investor Conferences 2RegeneRx to Present at 2 Investor Conferences 3
... Feb. 2, 2011 WaferGen Biosystems, Inc. (OTC Bulletin ... analysis systems, today announced that it will present an overview of ... in New York City at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel, Tuesday, February ... webcast live and archived for 90 days and may be accessed ...
... 2011 Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research ... US Prebiotics Industry ... And European markets for Prebiotics in Metric Tons and ... the following product segments: Mannan-Oligosaccharide (MOS), Fructans (Fructo-Oligosaccaride (FOS), ...
Cached Medicine Technology:WaferGen to Present at 13th Annual BIO CEO and Investor Conference 2US Prebiotics Industry 2US Prebiotics Industry 3US Prebiotics Industry 4US Prebiotics Industry 5US Prebiotics Industry 6US Prebiotics Industry 7
Straight, 7 mm tying platform. Castroviejo handle. Manufactured in titanium. Overall length 4.2 inches....
Angled 45 degree shafts with 10.5 mm tying platform. 1 mm of tip is crisscross serrated. Serrated handle with dull finish. Most popular size or model. Overall length 3.2 inches....
Titanium. Curved shafts with 5.5 mm tying platform. Round knurled handle with dull finish. Overall length 4.3 inches....
Ultra-fine 5 mm tying platform is valuable when manipulating delicate 10-0 and 11-0 sutures. Pin in handle keeps tips in alignment. Shafts available straight or angled 45 degrees, 8 mm from tip. Stra...
Medicine Products: