Sunday, July 18, 2010

Sleep disorders in NZ

25% that is the magic number. That is right a quarter of NZ suffer from CHRONIC sleep problems. That is a huge number - and would have a massive effect on families.

Reference: Paine SJ, Gander PH, Harris RB, Reid P. Prevalence and consequences of insomnia in New Zealand: disparities between Maori and non-Maori. Aust N Z J Public Health. 2005 Feb;29(1):22-8.

Also see here about weight issues and sleep apnea

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