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New data on the wake-sleep rhythm of children aged from 2 1/2 to 4 1/2 years.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6485787     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
In this paper, data concerning the duration of night and nap sleep of 107 children aged from 2 1/2 to 4 1/2 years are analysed. Data were collected over a period of 9 months and showed a significant negative correlation between night and nap sleep. The reduction in the amount of nap sleep throughout the year was related to the decrease in the frequency of naps. However, its duration remained constant. The variations in the duration of the night and nap sleep were also analysed in relation to the week day and the month of the year and socio-ecological factors.
P Koch; R Soussignan; H Montagner
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta paediatrica Scandinavica     Volume:  73     ISSN:  0001-656X     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Paediatr Scand     Publication Date:  1984 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-11-21     Completed Date:  1984-11-21     Revised Date:  2009-11-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0000211     Medline TA:  Acta Paediatr Scand     Country:  SWEDEN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  667-73     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Child, Preschool
Circadian Rhythm*
Time Factors

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