Associations between short sleep duration and central obesity in women.

@article{TheorellHaglw2010AssociationsBS,
  title={Associations between short sleep duration and central obesity in women.},
  author={Jenny Theorell-Hagl{\"o}w and Christian Berne and Christer Janson and Carin Sahlin and Eva Lindberg},
  journal={Sleep},
  year={2010},
  volume={33 5},
  pages={
          593-8
        }
}
STUDY OBJECTIVES The aim was to assess associations between sleep duration, sleep stages, and central obesity in women. DESIGN Cross-sectional study. SETTING City of Uppsala, Sweden. PARTICIPANTS Population-based sample of 400 women (range 20-70 years). INTERVENTIONS Full-night polysomnography and measurement of anthropometric variables. MEASUREMENTS AND RESULTS Sleep duration was inversely related to both waist circumference and sagittal abdominal diameter. Sleep duration remained… CONTINUE READING
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