Correlates of Common Sleep Disorders among Adults Attending the Family Medicine Department of the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Ilorin, Kwara State
1.1 BACKGROUNDSleep disorder afflictions are well governing in first-contact medical care public. The cumulative belongings of sleep disorders have existed guide a off-course range of dispassionate and socio- financial results. Despite this, sleep disorders are under pronounced, under-reported and under discussed. This is more important in substitute-Saharan Africa place skilled is a scarcity of research on sleep disorder in first-contact medical care backgrounds.1.2 OBJECTIVETo screen men 18 years and above for sleep disorders and decide their socio-mathematical and dispassionate equates.1.3 METHODA cross-localized study was administered from January to April 2011 in the accepted person being treated for medical problem clinics of the Family Medicine Department, University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria. Data was composed from 405 accused utilizing a organized inquiry. The Global Sleep Assessment Questionnaire was used to screen for sleep disorders while the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale was used to discover accused accompanying worry and depression. Questionnaire was questioner executed apiece scientist and dossier resolved utilizing SPSS 15 Statistical bundle.1.4 RESULTSThe overall predominance of sleep disorders irrespective of type was 84%. Insomnia (55.6%), Excessive sunshine torpor (46.9%), Parasomnia (35.3%) and Obstructive sleep interruption of activity (34.1%) were ultimate prevalent types of sleep disorders in this place study. Sleep disorder mainly was not considerably associated with socio-mathematical determinants but was more prevalent with community helpers, men and the earlier age groups. Increasing age was considerably associated with overdone sunshine torpor and opposing sleep interruption of activity, while female grammatical rules applying to nouns that connote sex or animateness was considerably guide excessive sunshine torpor. Anxiety, cavity, hypertension, diabetes mellitus, corpulence, pain, joint question, were considerably guide the low sleep disorders.1.5 CONCLUSION This study demonstrated that sleep disorders are common in the first-contact medical care state particularly in this place surroundings. They are more considerably guide common dispassionate environments visualized in the accepted person being treated for medical problem background. Screening for sleep disorders with first-contact medical care public especially those accompanying tension, concavity, pain, joint questions, corpulence, diabetes mellitus and hypertension is thus very main to the general practitioner to be intelligent to care sufficiently for the different inmates visualized in dispassionate practice.
Anthony Itopa Joseph,
Consultant Family Physician, ECWA Hospital Egbe, Egbe, Kogi State, Nigeria.
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Keywords: Sleep disorder, sleep apnea, primary care, depression