Insomnia severity more pronounced in older Hispanics - Diverse Health

Higher Education News and Jobs

Insomnia severity more pronounced in older Hispanics


by Jacob Ruppert

Insomnia is a more pronounced problem than expected among Hispanics over age 50, according to results of a study by Christopher N. Kaufmann, PhD, and his coauthors.

Dr. Kaufmann and his colleagues studied 22,252 participants of white, Non-Hispanic black, Hispanic, or other race/ethnicity. Participant data came from a nationally representative survey from 2002 to 2010, in which patients rated the severity of four insomnia symptoms. All participants were adults older than 50 years.

Read More


Print Friendly

Related Articles

Senate Starts New Round on Repeal Votes Senate Republicans forged ahead Wednesday with proposals aimed at revamping the Affordable Care Act, hoping to produce some sort of legislation that could garner enough support to serve as the basis of negotiations with the House. But after they w...
Trump Thinks Health Insurance Costs Young $12 a Year President Donald Trump has an...interesting conception of how health insurance works. In a new interview with the New York Times, Trump defended his knowledge of health care and the Senate's chaotic attempts to pass a Republican health care bill t...
Suburban Living Reduces Dementia Risks Living in the suburbs could help protect you from dementia, a study found. People in poorer areas were far more likely to show the early signs of Alzheimer’s disease than those who lived in wealthier districts. Scientists believe factors such a...
3 Ways Repeal Would Devastate Communities of Color Last August, then-candidate Donald Trump tried to court voters of color by asking, “What the hell do you have to lose?” When it comes to health care, the answer is clear: everything. Senate Republicans are poised to vote for the Better Care Reconcili...