publication . Article . Other literature type . 2015

Correlation Between Sleep Quality and Blood Pressure Changes in Iranian Children

Minoo Saeidi; Azita Tavasoli; Nakysa Hooman;
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  • Published: 21 Feb 2015 Journal: Journal of Comprehensive Pediatrics, volume 6 (issn: 2251-8150, eissn: 2251-8177, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Kowsar Medical Institute
children. Patients and Methods: Eighty six patients aged 5-15 years old with the history of urinary tract infection were included in this study. They underwent 24-hour BP monitoring. In addition, the Pittsburg Sleep Quality index questionnaire was filled out and the data were compared with BP records. Results: After excluding duplicate cases and those with insufficient data, 76 children entered into study. Overall sleep quality was good in 48 and poor in 28 children. Mean diastolic BP load (P = 0.019), diastolic load awake-time (P = 0.045), mean systolic sleep-time (P = 0.022), non-dipper state (P = 0.009) were statistically different among groups. By dividing t...
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