Study evaluates sleep duration in U.S. Hispanic/Latino population

Sleep duration among U.S. Hispanic/Latinos varies by heritage as well as socioeconomic status, according to a study in the October issue of the journal SLEEP. The cross-sectional data suggest that short sleep is independently associated with obesity in Hispanic/Latinos, increasing the odds of obesity by 29 percent.

Read the study in SLEEP – Social and Health Correlates of Sleep Duration in a US Hispanic Population: Results from the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos

2015-10-02T00:00:00+00:00 October 2nd, 2015|Research|