Race and ethnic variation in excessive daytime sleepiness: the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis.

@article{Baron2010RaceAE,
  title={Race and ethnic variation in excessive daytime sleepiness: the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis.},
  author={Kelly Glazer Baron and Kiang Liu and C Savio Chan and Eyal Shahar and Romana Hasnain-Wynia and Phyllis C Zee},
  journal={Behavioral sleep medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={8 4},
  pages={231-45}
}
This cross-sectional study utilized data from the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA). The sample included 5,173 older adults (mean age = 66.4 years) recruited from 6 field centers in the United States. Excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) was evaluated using two measures: self-report of feeling excessively sleepy ≤ 5 days per month and the Epworth Sleepiness Scale (ESS) > 12. White participants were more likely than other groups to report EDS ≤ 5 days per month. After controlling for… CONTINUE READING

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