Sleep deprivation and its associated factors among general ward patients at a tertiary care hospital in Pakistan

Majid Shafiq, Farah F. Salahuddin, Maham Siddiqi, Zaman Shah, Rehmat Ali, Rizwan A. Siwani, Ayesha Saleem, Kashif Shakoor Shaikh, Ali Khan Khuwaja

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Objective: To estimate the occurrence rate of sleep deprivation and to identify the environmental, staff-related and patient-related factors associated with SD among general ward patients of a tertiary care hospital in Pakistan. Methods: In a cross-sectional study, a pre-tested questionnaire was administered to 108 patients admitted into the general medical and general surgical wards of Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi. Results: In all, 50 (46.3%) respondents felt deprived of adequate sleep in the hospital. Worry about illness disturbed the night-time sleep of 47 (43.5%) patients; most of these had SD (70%) (p

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)614-617
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of the Pakistan Medical Association
Volume56
Issue number12
StatePublished - Dec 2006
Externally publishedYes

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Shafiq, M., Salahuddin, F. F., Siddiqi, M., Shah, Z., Ali, R., Siwani, R. A., ... Khuwaja, A. K. (2006). Sleep deprivation and its associated factors among general ward patients at a tertiary care hospital in Pakistan. Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association, 56(12), 614-617.

Sleep deprivation and its associated factors among general ward patients at a tertiary care hospital in Pakistan. / Shafiq, Majid; Salahuddin, Farah F.; Siddiqi, Maham; Shah, Zaman; Ali, Rehmat; Siwani, Rizwan A.; Saleem, Ayesha; Shaikh, Kashif Shakoor; Khuwaja, Ali Khan.

In: Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association, Vol. 56, No. 12, 12.2006, p. 614-617.

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Shafiq, M, Salahuddin, FF, Siddiqi, M, Shah, Z, Ali, R, Siwani, RA, Saleem, A, Shaikh, KS & Khuwaja, AK 2006, 'Sleep deprivation and its associated factors among general ward patients at a tertiary care hospital in Pakistan', Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association, vol. 56, no. 12, pp. 614-617.
Shafiq, Majid ; Salahuddin, Farah F. ; Siddiqi, Maham ; Shah, Zaman ; Ali, Rehmat ; Siwani, Rizwan A. ; Saleem, Ayesha ; Shaikh, Kashif Shakoor ; Khuwaja, Ali Khan. / Sleep deprivation and its associated factors among general ward patients at a tertiary care hospital in Pakistan. In: Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association. 2006 ; Vol. 56, No. 12. pp. 614-617.
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