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Study Finds Host Of Sleep-Related Problems Among School-Age Kids

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February 15, 2000
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A new study of parents, children and teachers finds that 37 percent of 494 youngsters in kindergarten through the fourth grade suffer from at least one sleep-related problem. That percentage is higher than expected and is an indication that pediatricians are not screening school-age patients adequately for sleep problems.

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A new study of parents, children and teachers finds that 37 percent of 494 youngsters in kindergarten through the fourth grade suffer from at least one sleep-related problem. That percentage is higher than expected and is an indication that pediatricians are not screening school-age patients adequately for sleep problems.


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