Sleep Duration From Ages 1 to 10 Years: Variability and Stability in Comparison With Growth

  title={Sleep Duration From Ages 1 to 10 Years: Variability and Stability in Comparison With Growth},
  author={O. Jenni and L. Molinari and J. Caflisch and R. Largo},
  pages={e769 - e776}
  • O. Jenni, L. Molinari, +1 author R. Largo
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • OBJECTIVE. Our goal was to describe the variability of sleep duration (time in bed per 24 hours) in healthy children from 1 to 10 years of age in comparison with growth measures. METHODS. A total of 305 children were followed with structured sleep-related interviews and measurements of height and weight 12, 18, and 24 months after birth and then at annual intervals until 10 years of age. SD scores were calculated, and smooth curves were fitted by smoothing splines through the SD scores. The… CONTINUE READING
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