Sleep habits and height at ages 5 to 11.

  title={Sleep habits and height at ages 5 to 11.},
  author={Martin Gulliford and C. E. Price and Roberto Jorge Rona and Susan Chinn},
  journal={Archives of disease in childhood},
  volume={65 1},
Shorter durations of slow wave sleep and lower growth hormone responses have been reported in children with short stature caused by psychosocial deprivation. We investigated whether lower total sleep duration was associated with shorter stature in a sample of children taking part in the National Study of Health and Growth. Parental responses to a self administered questionnaire were used to estimate usual times for going to sleep at night and usual times for waking in the morning for 5145… CONTINUE READING