Associations of sleep duration with obesity and serum lipid profile in children and adolescents.

@article{Kong2011AssociationsOS,
  title={Associations of sleep duration with obesity and serum lipid profile in children and adolescents.},
  author={Alice P. S. Kong and Yun-kwok Wing and Kai Chow Choi and Albert Martin Li and Gary Tin-Choi Ko and Ronald Ching Wan Ma and Peter C. Y. Tong and C S Ho and Michael H M Chan and Margaret Ng and Joseph T-F Lau and Juliana C N Chan},
  journal={Sleep medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={12 7},
  pages={659-65}
}
INTRODUCTION The association between sleep duration, obesity, and serum lipid profile in the youth population is under-explored. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the association between sleep duration, obesity and serum lipid profile in the youth population. METHODS We conducted a cross-sectional population-based study with students recruited from primary and secondary schools in Hong Kong. Anthropometric measurements, fasting lipid profiles and validated questionnaires on sleep duration were… CONTINUE READING
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