Sleep and mortality: a population-based 22-year follow-up study.

  title={Sleep and mortality: a population-based 22-year follow-up study.},
  author={Christer Hublin and Markku Partinen and Markku Koskenvuo and Jaakko M Kaprio},
  volume={30 10},
STUDY OBJECTIVES Long and short sleep have been associated with increased mortality. We assessed mortality and 3 aspects of sleep behavior in a large cohort with 22-year follow-up. DESIGN/SETTING Prospective, population-based cohort study. PARTICIPANTS 21,268 twins aged > or =18 years responding to questionnaires administered to the Finnish Twin Cohort in 1975 (response rate 89%), and 1981 (84%). INTERVENTIONS N/A. MEASUREMENTS Subjects were categorized as short (<7 h), average, or long… CONTINUE READING
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