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Place of birth and sleep duration: analysis of the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) - Newsome V, Seixas A, Iwelunmor J, Zizi F, Kothare S, Jean-Louis G.

While sleep disturbance has been related to a number of negative health outcomes, few studies have examined the relationship between place of birth and sleep duration among individuals living in the US. Data for 416,152 adult participants in the 2000-2013 ...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

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