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Table 3 Sleep parameters with significant differences by sex, age, or race

From: Self-reported sleep quality and sleep disorders in people with physician-diagnosed gout: an Internet cross-sectional survey

  Sleep quality in the last 24 h (0–10 scale, 10 = worst possible sleep), mean (SD) Sleep quality in the last days (0–10 scale, 10 = worst possible sleep), mean (SD) Daytime sleepiness (0–10 scale, 10 = most daytime sleepiness), mean (SD) Average number of hours of sleep per night, mean (SD)
Sex
 Male 5.7 (2.5) 6.0 (2.2) 3.1 (2.3) 6.7 (1.2)
 Female 5.0 (2.5) 4.9 (2.3) 4.6 (3.0) 6.5 (1.6)
p value 0.07 0.002 0.001 0.38
Age
 ≤ 50 years 5.3 (2.7) 5.8 (2.4) 4.1 (2.6) 6.5 (1.4)
 > 50 and < 65 years 5.5 (2.5) 5.7 (2.3) 3.4 (2.5) 6.6 (1.2)
 ≥ 65 years 5.8 (2.6) 5.9 (2.1) 3.0 (2.6) 6.9 (1.4)
p value 0.57 0.92 0.03 0.17
Race
 White 5.4 (2.5) 5.6 (2.3) 3.4 (2.5) 6.7 (1.3)
 Non-White 5.8 (2.8) 6.1 (2.2) 3.9 (2.9) 6.5 (1.5)
p value 0.39 0.19 0.27 0.31
  1. Italic emphasis represents statistically significant differences with a p value < 0.05. No significant differences were noted in doctor-diagnosed sleep disorder or in snoring during sleeping, by sex, age, or race