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Journal of Environmental and Public Health
Volume 2012, Article ID 518263, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/518263
Research Article

The Relationship between Insufficient Sleep and Self-Rated Health in a Nationally Representative Sample

1Department of Community Medicine, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
2Singapore Eye Research Institute and Department of Clinical Sciences, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore 169857

Received 16 November 2011; Accepted 22 February 2012

Academic Editor: David Strogatz

Copyright © 2012 Sarah Dee Geiger et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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