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Poor sleep quality among medical students in International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) and its association with mental health and other factors

Said, Abdul Hadi and Yusof, Muhammad Zubir and Mohd, Farah Natashah and Azmi, Mohd Addin Nur Hakim and Mohd Hanapiah, Haziqah and Abdullah, Anis Wardati (2020) Poor sleep quality among medical students in International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) and its association with mental health and other factors. International Medical Journal Malaysia. pp. 49-57. ISSN 18234631

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Abstract

INTRODUCTION: Poor sleep quality is a common problem experienced by medical students worldwide. Therefore, this study aimed to measure the prevalence of poor sleep quality among medical students in International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) and its association with mental health and other factors. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A cross-sectional study using convenience sampling was conducted among 500 medical students in IIUM Kuantan. A validated self-reported questionnaire including sociodemographic, socioeconomic, lifestyle, Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index and Depression Anxiety Stress Score 21 was distributed from 15th July to 31st August 2019. Descriptive statistics were used to measure the prevalence of poor sleep quality. Chi- square test, Fisher’s exact test, independent sample T-test, and multiple logistic regression were used to measure the association between risk factors and sleep quality. RESULT: The response rate was 91.2%. The prevalence of poor sleep quality was 59.6%. Multiple logistic regression analysis revealed level of study (clinical year (AOR=0.44, 95% CI: 0.29 - 0.66) and depression (yes (AOR: 1.71, 95% CI 1.03-2.83) contributed independently on poor sleep quality among medical students. There was no significant relationship between tahajjud practice and poor sleep quality. CONCLUSION: More than half of IIUM medical students have poor sleep quality. Those students who were in the pre-clinical year and had depression were independently associated with the occurrence of poor sleep quality. Early intervention is compulsory to overcome this problem among medical students in IIUM.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 6765/81905
Uncontrolled Keywords: Poor sleep quality, medical students, mental health, depression, tahajjud
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Dentistry > Oral Maxxilofacial Surgery & Oral Diagnosis
Kulliyyah of Medicine > Department of Family Medicine (Effective: 1st January 2011)
Depositing User: Dr FARAH MOHD
Date Deposited: 29 Jul 2020 15:19
Last Modified: 29 Jul 2020 15:24
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/81905

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