Sleep of Maori and non-Maori of advanced age

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dc.contributor.author Gibson, R en
dc.contributor.author Gander, P en
dc.contributor.author Paine, Sarah-Jane en
dc.contributor.author Kepa, M en
dc.contributor.author Dyall, L en
dc.contributor.author Moyes, Simon en
dc.contributor.author Kerse, Ngaire en
dc.date.accessioned 2018-12-02T21:49:55Z en
dc.date.issued 2019-06-10 en
dc.identifier.citation New Zealand Medical Journal 129(1436):52-61 10 Jun 2016 en
dc.identifier.issn 0028-8446 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2292/44716 en
dc.description.abstract AIM: To estimate prevalence and identify predictors and outcomes of reporting sleep problems in Māori and non-Māori of advanced age. METHOD: Participants were 251 Māori, and 398 non-Māori adults (79–90 years) from Te Puāwaitanga o Ngā Tapuwae Kia Ora Tonu. Life and Living in Advanced Age: A Cohort Study in New Zealand. Multiple logistic regression identified predictors of reporting a current sleep problem and investigated relationships between current sleep problems and physical and mental health. RESULTS: 26.3% of Māori and 31.7% of non-Māori reported a current sleep problem. Reporting a current sleep problem was associated with ethnicity (non-Māori, adjusted OR=0.52, 95% CI=0.30–0.90), and reporting a past sleep problem (adjusted OR=2.67, 95% CI=1.25–5.72). Sleep problems were related to poorer physical and mental health, and falling. CONCLUSION: Sleep problems are commonly reported and associated with poorer health. Early recognition and management of sleep problems could improve physical and mental health. en
dc.publisher New Zealand Medical Association en
dc.relation.ispartofseries New Zealand Medical Journal en
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dc.title Sleep of Maori and non-Maori of advanced age en
dc.type Journal Article en
pubs.issue 1436 en
pubs.begin-page 52 en
pubs.volume 129 en
dc.rights.holder Copyright: New Zealand Medical Association en
pubs.author-url https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal/read-the-journal/all-issues/2010-2019/2016/vol-129-no-1436-10-june-2016/6918 en
pubs.end-page 61 en
dc.rights.accessrights http://purl.org/eprint/accessRights/OpenAccess en
pubs.subtype Article en
pubs.elements-id 729912 en
pubs.org-id Medical and Health Sciences en
pubs.org-id Population Health en
pubs.org-id Gen.Practice& Primary Hlthcare en
pubs.org-id Te Kupenga Hauora Maori en
pubs.record-created-at-source-date 2018-03-08 en


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