Sleep duration and BMI in a sample of young adults.

  title={Sleep duration and BMI in a sample of young adults.},
  author={Katie A. Meyer and Melanie M. Wall and Nicole Irene Larson and Melissa N Laska and Dianne R Neumark-Sztainer},
  volume={20 6},
We examined the association between sleep duration and BMI in young adults, and, specifically, in possible gender differences. The population-based sample included 955 young men and 1051 young women (mean age = 25.3 years, s.d. = 1.7) who participated in Project EAT-III (Eating and Activity in Teens and Young Adults)-III. In 2008-2009, study participants completed a survey, on which they reported their weight, height, and typical bed and awakening times. Gender-specific regression models… CONTINUE READING
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