SciELO - Scientific Electronic Library Online

vol.8 issue1Personality profiles of psychology students from a privateuniversity compared by similarity and congruenceCultural adaptation of the escala este to measure solitude in older adults author indexsubject indexarticles search
Home Pagealphabetic serial listing  

Eureka (Asunción) en Línea

On-line version ISSN 2220-9026


BORQUEZ, Pía. Sleep quality, daytime sleepiness and self-perceived health university students. Eureka [online]. 2011, vol.8, n.1, pp. 80-90. ISSN 2220-9026.

This study aimed to establish the relationship between quality of sleep, daytime sleepiness and self-perceived health in university students, using a correlational design cross-section as a research method. A sample of 103 university students volunteers answered the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index, Epworth Sleepiness Scale and the Health Questionnaire SF-12. Data were analyzed using descriptive statistics and the Pearson correlation coefficient, using the statistical program SPSS version 17.0. There was a moderate correlation between the variable quality of sleep and perceived health (R=-0,530 >0.01). Therefore, it does not find relation between of sleep, daytime sleepiness and self-perceived health in this research.

Keywords : Quality of Sleep; daytime sleepiness; self-perceived health; Academic achievement.

        · abstract in Spanish     · text in Spanish     · Spanish ( pdf )