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Assessment and comparison of sleep patterns among medical and non-medical undergraduates of Karachi: A cross-sectional study - SPECIAL REPORT.

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  • Additional Information
    • Source:
      Publisher: Pakistan Medical Association Country of Publication: Pakistan NLM ID: 7501162 Publication Model: Print Cited Medium: Internet ISSN: 0030-9982 (Print) Linking ISSN: 00309982 NLM ISO Abbreviation: J Pak Med Assoc Subsets: MEDLINE
    • Publication Information:
      Publication: Karachi : Pakistan Medical Association
      Original Publication: Karachi.
    • Subject Terms:
    • Abstract:
      To assess and compare patterns, habits and quality of sleep in undergraduate medical and non-medical students. The cross-sectional study was conducted from February to March, 2018, at Dow Medical College, Karachi, and Pakistan Air Force-Karachi Institute of Economics and Technology. Data was collected by self-reported questionnaires. Sleep quality of individuals was assessed using Pittsburg Sleep Quality Index. Data was analysed using SPSS 21. Of the 245 subjects, 137(55%) were medical students and 108(45%) were non-medical. Overall, 101(41.2%) subjects aid 8 hours of sleep was sufficient for them; 153(62.4%) reported daytime sleeping; and 168(68.5%) did not take naps. The duration of nap was >30 minutes in 118(48%) students. Factors affecting sleep were cited as electronic media 132(53.9%), caffeine 42(17.1%) and stress 126(51.4%). Of the total, 161(65.7%) subjects had poor sleep quality. There was no significant difference between medical and non-medical students (p>0.05). Majority of medical and non-medical undergraduate students were poor sleepers.
    • Contributed Indexing:
      Keywords: Sleep, Sleep hygiene, Sleep deprivation, Medical students, PSQI.
    • Accession Number:
      0 (Sleep Aids, Pharmaceutical)
      3G6A5W338E (Caffeine)
    • Publication Date:
      Date Created: 20190616 Date Completed: 20191224 Latest Revision: 20191224
    • Publication Date:
      20200716
    • Accession Number:
      31201409
  • Citations
    • ABNT:
      NASEER, W. et al. Assessment and comparison of sleep patterns among medical and non-medical undergraduates of Karachi: A cross-sectional study - SPECIAL REPORT. JPMA. The Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association, [s. l.], v. 69, n. 6, p. 917–921, 2019. Disponível em: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=mdc&AN=31201409. Acesso em: 11 ago. 2020.
    • AMA:
      Naseer W, Gul O, Saeed H, et al. Assessment and comparison of sleep patterns among medical and non-medical undergraduates of Karachi: A cross-sectional study - SPECIAL REPORT. JPMA The Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association. 2019;69(6):917-921. Accessed August 11, 2020. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=mdc&AN=31201409
    • APA:
      Naseer, W., Gul, O., Saeed, H., Qizilbash, F. H., Jawed, Q., Mohsin, S. F., Fatima Haider, S. A., Nihal, A., Farooq, K., & Kadri, H. M. (2019). Assessment and comparison of sleep patterns among medical and non-medical undergraduates of Karachi: A cross-sectional study - SPECIAL REPORT. JPMA. The Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association, 69(6), 917–921.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Naseer, Wajiha, Owais Gul, Hasham Saeed, Farwa Haider Qizilbash, Qirat Jawed, Syeda Fatima Mohsin, Syeda Aleena Fatima Haider, Arham Nihal, Khatija Farooq, and Hasina Maham Kadri. 2019. “Assessment and Comparison of Sleep Patterns among Medical and Non-Medical Undergraduates of Karachi: A Cross-Sectional Study - SPECIAL REPORT.” JPMA. The Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association 69 (6): 917–21. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=mdc&AN=31201409.
    • Harvard:
      Naseer, W. et al. (2019) ‘Assessment and comparison of sleep patterns among medical and non-medical undergraduates of Karachi: A cross-sectional study - SPECIAL REPORT’, JPMA. The Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association, 69(6), pp. 917–921. Available at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=mdc&AN=31201409 (Accessed: 11 August 2020).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Naseer, W, Gul, O, Saeed, H, Qizilbash, FH, Jawed, Q, Mohsin, SF, Fatima Haider, SA, Nihal, A, Farooq, K & Kadri, HM 2019, ‘Assessment and comparison of sleep patterns among medical and non-medical undergraduates of Karachi: A cross-sectional study - SPECIAL REPORT’, JPMA. The Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association, vol. 69, no. 6, pp. 917–921, viewed 11 August 2020, .
    • MLA:
      Naseer, Wajiha, et al. “Assessment and Comparison of Sleep Patterns among Medical and Non-Medical Undergraduates of Karachi: A Cross-Sectional Study - SPECIAL REPORT.” JPMA. The Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association, vol. 69, no. 6, June 2019, pp. 917–921. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=mdc&AN=31201409.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Naseer, Wajiha, Owais Gul, Hasham Saeed, Farwa Haider Qizilbash, Qirat Jawed, Syeda Fatima Mohsin, Syeda Aleena Fatima Haider, Arham Nihal, Khatija Farooq, and Hasina Maham Kadri. “Assessment and Comparison of Sleep Patterns among Medical and Non-Medical Undergraduates of Karachi: A Cross-Sectional Study - SPECIAL REPORT.” JPMA. The Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association 69, no. 6 (June 2019): 917–21. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=mdc&AN=31201409.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Naseer W, Gul O, Saeed H, Qizilbash FH, Jawed Q, Mohsin SF, et al. Assessment and comparison of sleep patterns among medical and non-medical undergraduates of Karachi: A cross-sectional study - SPECIAL REPORT. JPMA The Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association [Internet]. 2019 Jun [cited 2020 Aug 11];69(6):917–21. Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=mdc&AN=31201409