Sleep, health and visual impairment in the elderly.

  title={Sleep, health and visual impairment in the elderly.},
  author={R N Kenneth Asplund},
  journal={Archives of gerontology and geriatrics},
  volume={30 1},
This study was undertaken in order to analyse the relationship between visual impairment and sleep in an elderly population. All 10?216 members of the pensioners' association in two Swedish counties were asked to participate in a questionnaire survey. The questionnaire included questions on civil status, the general state of health, the occurrence of somatic diseases and symptoms, sleep, medication and vision. 6143 evaluable questionnaires were received, of which 39.5% were from men. The mean… CONTINUE READING