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1- Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
2- Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. , huriye.khodabakhshi@gmail.com
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Objectives: The prevalence of insomnia in the elderly population is%50-70. Since use of sleep hygiene education is common basis treatment for any type of sleep disorder, the aim of this study was to determine the effect of sleep hygiene education on the quality of sleep and general health of elderly women aged 60 to 70 years with sleep disorder in Birjand 2016.
Methods & Materials: This study is a clinical trial. The sample was 84 women who had inclusion criteria and were enrolled in the study by systematic random sampling. If the elderly had a sleep disorder based on the score of insomnia severity index, it was in the intervention or control group. Data gathering tools were Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index and General Health Questionnaire, which participants completed before training and 4 weeks later. Data were analyzed using SPSS 21 software.
Results: There was no significant difference in demographic data other than age, in the intervention group 64 ± 3.03 and in the control group 62 ± 2.97. There was significant difference between the mean score of sleep quality, severe insomnia and public health intervention and control groups were observed after the intervention (P <0.001).
 
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Type of Study: Applicable | Subject: gerontology
Received: 2017/09/04 | Accepted: 2017/10/17

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