Duan, Y and Sun, J and Wang, M and Zhao, M and Magnussen, CG and Xi, B, Association between short sleep duration and metabolic syndrome in Chinese children and adolescents, Sleep Medicine, 74 pp. 343-348. ISSN 1389-9457 (2020) [Refereed Article]
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Methods: Data were from a cross-sectional survey conducted in Jinan, China between September 2013 and November 2014. A total of 1008 children and adolescents aged 6-17 years were included. Sleep duration was self-reported by participants and categorized as normal or short (<9 h in children aged 6-12 years or <8 h in adolescents aged 13-17 years) according to the recommendations of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. MetS was defined based on the modified criteria of the National Cholesterol Education Program Adult Treatment Panel III.
Results: After adjusted for sex, age, parental education levels, and midpoint of sleep, compared with normal sleep duration, short sleep duration was associated with increased odds of MetS (odds ratio [OR]: 1.79, 95% confidence interval [CI]: 1.09-2.95) and abdominal obesity (OR: 1.60, 95% CI: 1.14-2.25). In the subgroups stratified by age and sex, compared with normal sleep duration, short sleep duration was associated with increased odds of abdominal obesity (OR: 2.34, 95% CI: 1.07-5.13) in girls aged 6-12 years; short sleep duration was associated with increased odds of MetS (OR: 2.49, 95% CI: 1.06-5.84), abdominal obesity (OR: 2.30, 95% CI: 1.10-4.82), and high TG (OR: 2.63, 95% CI: 1.11-6.21) in boys aged 13-17 years.
Conclusions: Short sleep duration associated with higher odds for MetS in Chinese children and adolescents. Interventions to improve sleep duration could help prevent and control MetS among children and adolescents.
|Item Type:||Refereed Article|
|Keywords:||children and adolescents, metabolic syndrome, sleep duration|
|Research Division:||Biomedical and Clinical Sciences|
|Research Group:||Cardiovascular medicine and haematology|
|Research Field:||Cardiology (incl. cardiovascular diseases)|
|Objective Group:||Specific population health (excl. Indigenous health)|
|Objective Field:||Neonatal and child health|
|UTAS Author:||Magnussen, CG (Associate Professor Costan Magnussen)|
|Deposited By:||Menzies Institute for Medical Research|
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