Sleep, performance and behaviour in Australian indigenous and non-indigenous children: an exploratory comparison.

@article{Blunden2010SleepPA,
  title={Sleep, performance and behaviour in Australian indigenous and non-indigenous children: an exploratory comparison.},
  author={Sarah Blunden and Ronald D. Chervin},
  journal={Journal of paediatrics and child health},
  year={2010},
  volume={46 1-2},
  pages={10-6}
}
AIMS Sleep problems in Australian children are common and consequential but have not been investigated in Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander (indigenous) children. This study compares sleep in indigenous and non-indigenous children and investigates potential effects on school performance and daytime behaviour. METHODS Subjects included 25 indigenous and 25 non-indigenous children (mean standard deviation (SD) age = 8.8 (1.4 years), range 7-11.11 years), in six Northern Territory… CONTINUE READING

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