Sleep duration and body mass index in twins: a gene-environment interaction.

@article{Watson2012SleepDA,
  title={Sleep duration and body mass index in twins: a gene-environment interaction.},
  author={Nathaniel F. Watson and K. Paige Harden and Dedra S. Buchwald and Michael V. Vitiello and Allan I. Pack and David S. Weigle and Joel L. Goldberg},
  journal={Sleep},
  year={2012},
  volume={35 5},
  pages={
          597-603
        }
}
STUDY OBJECTIVES To examine whether sleep duration modifies genetic and environmental influences on body mass index (BMI). DESIGN Genotype-environment interaction twin study. SETTING University of Washington Twin Registry. PATIENTS OR PARTICIPANTS A population-based sample of US twins (1,088 pairs, 604 monozygotic, 484 dizygotic; 66% female; mean age = 36.6 yr, standard deviation (SD) = 15.9 yr). INTERVENTIONS N/A. MEASUREMENTS AND RESULTS Participants self-reported information on… CONTINUE READING
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