Sleep duration and ischemic heart disease and all-cause mortality: prospective cohort study on effects of transquilizers/hypnotics and perceived stress

Tidsskriftartikel - 2013

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[Open access] Objectives This prospective study aimed to examine if sleep duration is a risk indicator for ischemic heart disease (IHD) and all-cause mortality, and how perceived stress during work and leisure time and use of tranquilizers/hypnotics modifies the association. Method A 30-year follow-up study was carried out in the Copenhagen Male Study comprising 5249 men (40-59 years old). Confounders included lifestyle factors (smoking, alcohol, and leisure-time physical activity), clinical and health-related factors (body mass index, blood pressure, diabetes, hypertension, and physical fitness) and social class. Men with a history of cardiovascular disease at baseline were excluded.Results During follow-up, 587 men (11.9%) died from IHD and 2663 (53.9%) due to all-cause mortality. There were 276 short (

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Garde AH, Hansen ÅM, Holtermann A, Gyntelberg F, Suadicani P. Sleep duration and ischemic heart disease and all-cause mortality: prospective cohort study on effects of transquilizers/hypnotics and perceived stress. Scandinavian Journal of Work Environment & Health 2013;39(6):550-558.
doi: 10.5271/sjweh.3372

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