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Introduction: Aging is associated with major changes in the patterns and sleep quality and sleep quality on many factors affect elderly patients. The aim of this study was to Evaluation factors associated with sleep quality in the elderly Persian Gulf Martyrs hospital of Bushehr
Methods: This cross-sectional study was conducted descriptively in 2018. The study population included 326 elderly people admitted to the hospital of the Persian Gulf Hospital of Bushehr. Demographic questionnaire and Pittsburgh sleep quality index were used for collecting data. Data were analyzed by SPSS software version 22.
Result: The mean age of participants was 69/60 ± 8/58 years. The overall score of sleep quality for all participants was 6.79 ± 4.27. 50.3% of the elderly had a good sleep and there was a significant relationship between the sex of the subjects and the quality of sleep (P = 0. 010). There was no significant relationship between sleep quality and age, education, marital status, occupation and economic status.
Conclusion: Identifying the factors affecting the quality of sleep in elderly patients can help the treatment team members design appropriate interventions based on these factors to improve the quality of sleep.
Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2018/11/9 | Accepted: 2018/12/6 | Published: 2018/12/16

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