Is sleep duration linked to weight change?

From: Obesity

Journal rating:
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Study Quality:
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Overall Reliability

Article Quality:
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Partcipants
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Participants/situation

  • 310 women aged 48 to 59

Study

  • Sleep duration was assessed for approximately one month with wrist actigraphy (which measures wrist movements) and sleep diaries.
  • BMI was assessed annually for 2 years with follow up over an average of 4.6 years.

Results

  • Average BMI increased from 29.6 kg/m2 to 30.0
  • The link between sleep duration and BMI was not significant.

Answer

  • No (without confidence)

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