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Sleep and Health Resilience Metrics in a Large Military Cohort

Overview of attention for article published in Sleep, May 2016
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Title
Sleep and Health Resilience Metrics in a Large Military Cohort
Published in
Sleep, May 2016
DOI 10.5665/sleep.5766
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Authors

Amber D. Seelig, Isabel G. Jacobson, Carrie J. Donoho, Daniel W. Trone, Nancy F. Crum-Cianflone, Thomas J. Balkin

Abstract

Examine the relationship between self-reported sleep parameters and indicators of resilience in a US military population (n=55,021). Longitudinal analyses (2001-2008) were conducted using subjective data collected from Millennium Cohort Study questionnaires and objective data from military records that included demographics, military health, and deployment information. Subjective sleep duration and insomnia symptoms were collected on the study questionnaire. Resilience metrics included lost work days, self-rated health, deployment, frequency and duration of health care utilization, and early discharge from the military. Generalized estimating equations and survival analyses were adjusted for demographic, military, behavioral, and health covariates in all models. The presence of insomnia symptoms was significantly associated with lower self-rated health, more lost work days, lower odds of deployment, higher odds of early discharge from military service early, and more health care utilization. Those self-reporting < 6 h (short sleepers) or >8 h (long sleepers) of sleep per night had similar findings, except for the deployment outcome in which those with the shortest sleep were more likely to deploy. Poor sleep is a detriment to service members' health and readiness. Leadership should redouble efforts to emphasize the importance of healthy sleep among military service members, and future research should focus on the efficacy of interventions to promote healthy sleep and resilience in this population.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 93 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 17 18%
Student > Ph. D. Student 14 15%
Researcher 10 11%
Student > Doctoral Student 9 10%
Student > Bachelor 9 10%
Other 13 14%
Unknown 21 23%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Psychology 32 34%
Medicine and Dentistry 13 14%
Nursing and Health Professions 6 6%
Arts and Humanities 3 3%
Neuroscience 3 3%
Other 10 11%
Unknown 26 28%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 77. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 28 April 2021.
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#352,305
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