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High Prevalence of Sleep Disturbance in Cirrhosis

table  4.   Quality of Sleep Assessed by Wrist Actigraphy


Healthy Controls Cirrhosis Satisfactory Sleep Cirrhosis Unsatisfactory Sleep

Number of subjects 20 13 7
Time in bed (min.) 434 ± 17 472 ± 25 434 ± 17
Sleep efficiency (%) 93.8 ± 0.8 91.7 ± 1 80.4 ± 2.5*
Awakenings (n) 3.3 ± 0.5 4.5 ± 0.5 9.8 ± 1.5*
WASO (min) 15.6 ± 2.9 26.4 ± 2.9 58.9 ± 5.2*

Abbreviation: WASO: wake after sleep onset.
* P < .05 (ANOVA and Dunn’s test).

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