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Stine
F
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Collier
DN
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Fang
X
, et al
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Impact of body mass index, socioeconomic status, and bedtime technology use on sleep duration in adolescents [published online ahead of print September 25, 2021)
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Clin Pediatr (Phila)
. doi:
https://doi.org/10.1177/00099228211047791

Investigators from East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, conducted a cross-sectional study to evaluate the association of use of technology prior to going to bed and insufficient sleep. Study participants were children enrolled in the seventh grade in the fall of 2017 at 1 of 47 schools in 10 counties in North Carolina who were participating a school-based wellness program. Data were analyzed on those children in the program who had height and weight measured for BMI determination and who completed a questionnaire on sleep and technology use. Participant sex and race data also were collected. Socioeconomic status was approximated for each participant by school-level participation in...

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