A Cross-sectional Study on Quality of Sleep Among College Students in Omar Al-Mukhtar University, El-beida, Libya

Nusieba A Mohammed Ibrahim, Yahya Saber E Mansour

Abstract


Objectives: The main aims of this current study were to assess the quality of sleep and to find the association between socio-demographic proforma and quality of sleep among college students.

Methods: The non-experimental cross-sectional study design was adopted. The study included 100 college students studying in two medical colleges in Omar Al-Mukhtar University, El-beida, Libya. The samples were selected by the stratified sampling technique. The data was collected using socio-demographic proforma and the quality of sleep scale prepared by the investigators.

Results: The study findings showed that 3% of college students had excellent sleep, 23% had good sleep, 73% had fairly bad sleep, and 1% had very poor sleep. There was an association between the number of siblings and the quality of sleep.

Conclusion: Based on the study results, it is concluded that the majority of college students had fairly bad sleep, and there is no significant association between socio-demographic proforma and quality of sleep except the number of siblings. The study helped in identifying the quality of sleep among college students. The study may help future investigators to adapt different methods to shape the truth.


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Quality of sleep, medical college students, socio-demographic proforma, El-beida, Libya

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