Prevalence of sleep complaints and associated factors in community-dwelling older people in Brazil: the Bambuí Health and Ageing Study (BHAS).

@article{Rocha2002PrevalenceOS,
  title={Prevalence of sleep complaints and associated factors in community-dwelling older people in Brazil: the Bambu{\'i} Health and Ageing Study (BHAS).},
  author={F{\'a}bio Lopes Rocha and Elizabeth Uch{\^o}a and Henrique Leonardo Guerra and Jos{\'e}lia Oliveira Ara{\'u}jo Firmo and Pedro Guatimosim Vidigal and Maria Fernanda Lima-Costa},
  journal={Sleep medicine},
  year={2002},
  volume={3 3},
  pages={
          231-8
        }
}
BACKGROUND Population-based studies of insomnia among older people residing in communities in developing countries are rare. The objectives of this population-based study were to determine the prevalence and factors associated with insomnia among older adults (60 years and over) living in a Brazilian town with 15,000 inhabitants (Bambuí MG). METHODS All 1742 residents in this age group were selected for a structured interview and blood tests. From these, 1516 (87.0%) participated in the study… CONTINUE READING

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