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Factors Associated with Insomnia among Elderly Patients Attending a Geriatric Centre in Nigeria

Table 3

Lifestyle habits and hospital care utilization by the prevalence of insomnia.

Insomnia Total = 843
(%)
Yes = 232
(%)
No = 611
(%)

Alcohol
 Yes 18 (34.0)35 (66.0)53 (100.0)
 No214 (27.1)576 (72.9)790 (100.0)
= 1.176, df = 1, = 0.278
Tobacco
 Yes 6 (37.5)10 (62.5)16 (100.0)
 No226 (27.3)601 (72.7)827 (100.0)
= 0.814, df = 1, = 0.36
Cannabis
 Yes 4 (50.0)4 (50.0)8 (100.0)
 No228 (27.2)607 (72.8)835 (100.0)
= 2.046, df = 1, = 0.15
Coffee
 Yes 10 (32.3)21 (67.7)31 (100.0)
 No222 (27.5)590 (72.5)812 (100.0)
= 0.362, df = 1, = 0.547
Engagement in physical activities
 Yes 193 (26.4)538 (73.6)731 (100.0)
 No 39 (34.8)73 (65.2)112 (100.0)
= 3.451, df = 1, = 0.632
Level of physical activities
 Not active40 (35.4)73 (64.6)113 (100.0)
 Moderately active145 (27.8)377 (72.2)522 (100.0)
 Very active47 (22.6)161 (77.4)208 (100.0)
= 6.062, df = 2, = 0.04
Hospital visits in the past 12 months
 0–3 times 95 (26.8)260 (73.2)355 (100.0)
 ≥4 times137 (28.1)351 (71.9)488 (100.0)
= 0.178, df = 1, = 0.673
Previous hospital admission
 Yes 99 (30.1)230 (69.9)329 (100.0)
 No133 (25.9)381 (74.1)514 (100.0)
= 1.787, df = 1, = 0.181
Age at first hospital admission
 Never or before the age of 60 years178 (26.4)496 (73.4)674 (100.0)
 After the age of 60 years54 (32.0)115 (68.0)169 (100.0)
= 2.081, df = 1, = 0.149
Has been on regular medications in the past one month
 Yes 106 (27.2)276 (72.3)382 (100.0)
 No126 (27.3)335 (72.7)461 (100.0)
= 3.451, df = 1, = 0.063

Yates corrected, Significant at 5% level of significance.

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