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Availability and night-time use of electronic entertainment and communication devices are associated with short sleep duration and obesity among Canadian children
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Journal Article
Pediatric Obesity 8 (1) pg 42-51
Objective: To examine the relationship between night-time access to and use of electronic entertainment and communication devices (EECDs) and certain health variables, including sleep duration and excess body weight, among Canadian children in grade 5.Design: Survey study.Subjects and Setting: Representative sample of 3,398 fiftcontinued
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Childhood (birth-12 yrs), School Age (6-12 yrs)
Study Design:
Correlational Study
Source of Funding:
Alberta (CA) Health and Wellness, Canada Research Chair in Population Health, Alberta Innovates Health Solutions Health Scholarship
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