The prevalence and characteristics associated with excessive daytime sleepiness among Australian workers

Winda Liviya Ng, Rosanne Freak-Poli, Anna Peeters

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To estimate the prevalence of excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) and its associated factors in a mixed population of employed Australian workers. METHODS: Study participants (n = 707) were volunteers from various Melbourne workplaces, participating in a workplace physical activity program in 2008. Daytime sleepiness was assessed using the Epworth Sleepiness Scale (ESS), with EDS defined as ESS scores >10.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)935 - 945
Number of pages11
JournalJournal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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