Background: The National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) was used to ascertain whether increases in inadequate sleep differentially affected black and white Americans. We tested the hypothesis that prevalence estimates of inadequate sleep were consistently greater among blacks, and that temporal changes have affected these two strata differentially.

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    Jean-Louis, G., Grandner, M. A., Youngstedt, S. D., Williams, N. J., Zizi, F., Sarpong, D. F., & Ogedegbe, G. G. (2015). Differential increase in prevalence estimates of inadequate sleep among black and white Americans. BMC Public Health, 15(1). doi:10.1186/s12889-015-2500-0

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