2022, Vol. 2, Issue 2, Part A
A study to assess the sleep habits and the sleep problems among labour workers in urban areas of Silvassa, Dadra Nagar Haveli, with a view to develop and provide an informational booklet on sleep hygiene
Gladis Nivea Thomas and Jobin Mathew
Sleep is one of the basic human need of life. Almost 40-50% of adults reports difficulty in sleep. The need of complete sleep cycle are not being met fully. According to National Sleep Foundation’s 7 to 9 hours of sleep has been recommended. “Sleep hygiene" is used to as a measures to maintain a regular sleep-and-wake schedule. The aim of the study was to assess the sleep habits and to assess the sleep problems among labour workers. After the assessment the informational booklet of sleep hygiene will be provided. Non–experimental descriptive research design was used. A study was conducted in urban area of Silvassa, Dadra Nagar Haveli, with the sample size of 200 were selected by using a non-probability convenient sampling technique. The analysis revealed significant association with gender, health condition, regular medication with selected baseline data with the levels of sleep habits and sleep problems at 0.05 level of significance. The findings of sleep habit has shown that the 59.5% of them had fair sleep habits, 39% had good sleep habits and 1.5% of them had poor sleep habits. The findings of sleep problems has shown that 53% had average sleep problems, 46.5% had mild sleep problems and 1.5% had excessive sleep problems. The result highlighted the levels of sleep habits and the levels of sleep problems which has been affected among labour workers. An informational booklet has been provided to get better knowledge related to the good sleep hygiene measures.
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Gladis Nivea Thomas, Jobin Mathew. A study to assess the sleep habits and the sleep problems among labour workers in urban areas of Silvassa, Dadra Nagar Haveli, with a view to develop and provide an informational booklet on sleep hygiene. Int J Res Psychiatry 2022;2(2):13-18. DOI: 10.22271/27891623.2022.v2.i2a.30