Quality of sleep among hypertensive patients in a semi-urban Nigerian community: a prospective study.

@article{Alebiosu2009QualityOS,
  title={Quality of sleep among hypertensive patients in a semi-urban Nigerian community: a prospective study.},
  author={Olutayo Christopher Alebiosu and Olawale O. Ogunsemi and Oluranti Babatope Familoni and Philip Babatunde Adebayo and Olugbenga Edward Ayodele},
  journal={Postgraduate medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={121 1},
  pages={166-72}
}
BACKGROUND Sleep complaints are common in patients with chronic medical disorders; however, the prevalence of "poor sleep" in patients with chronic hypertension is not yet known in Nigeria. In the general population, insomnia negatively impacts quality of life. OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to examine the quality of sleep among Nigerian hypertensive patients. The study aimed to measure the prevalence of "poor sleep" in hypertensive patients and to examine the association between… CONTINUE READING