Olanisun Adewolea

Department of Family Medicine, Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospitals, PMB 5538, Ile Ife, Nigeria


  • Original Article   
    Pattern of Sleep Disorders among Patients in a Nigerian Family Practice Population
    Author(s): Olanisun Adewolea*

    Background: Sleep is required for optimal functioning; however data on sleep disorders are scarce in Family medicine practice in Nigeria. Objectives: The study determines the pattern of sleep disorder among patients attending the Family Practice Clinic at Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital Ile-Ife, (OAUTHC) Nigeria. Socio-demographic and clinical correlates associated with sleep disorder were identified. Methodology: Four hundred and ten patients attending the Family Practice clinic were selected by a systematic random sampling method were studied. Relevant data were collected using a pre-tested intervieweradministered questionnaire which included items from the Pittsburgh sleep quality index and Epworth Sleepiness scale. Results: Of the subjects were recruited, 284 (69.3%) were .. Read More»

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