Sleep and school attendance in adolescence: results from a large population-based study.

@article{Hysing2015SleepAS,
  title={Sleep and school attendance in adolescence: results from a large population-based study.},
  author={Mari Hysing and Siren Haugland and Kjell Morten Stormark and Tormod B\oe and B\orge Sivertsen},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of public health},
  year={2015},
  volume={43 1},
  pages={2-9}
}
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to examine the link between adolescent sleep and non-attendance in school. METHODS A large population-based study from Norway conducted in 2012, the youth@hordaland study, surveyed 8,347 adolescents aged 16-19 years (54% girls). Self-reported sleep measures included bedtime, rise time, sleep duration, sleep efficiency, sleep onset latency (SOL), wake after sleep onset (WASO), insomnia symptoms, tiredness, and sleepiness. School attendance was obtained from… CONTINUE READING