Relation of smoking and drinking to sleep disturbance among Japanese pregnant women.

  title={Relation of smoking and drinking to sleep disturbance among Japanese pregnant women.},
  author={Yoshitaka Kaneita and Takashi Ohida and Shinji Takemura and Tomofumi Sone and Kenshu Suzuki and Takeo Miyake and Eise Yokoyama and Takashi Umeda},
  journal={Preventive medicine},
  volume={41 5-6},
BACKGROUND Pregnant women suffer from sleep disturbance, which may be aggravated by smoking and/or drinking. We investigate here the joint effect of smoking and drinking with respect to sleep disturbance during pregnancy. METHODS Survey of about 16,000 pregnant women in Japan, conducted in 2002 using a self-administered questionnaire. RESULTS Both smoking and drinking increased the odds of sleep disturbances, such as subjective insufficient sleep, difficulty in initiating or maintaining… CONTINUE READING

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