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The Reliability of the Factor Structure of the Pediatric Daytime Sleepiness Scale in both a Spanish-Colombian and French-Canadian Version
SLEEP Abstract Supplement
  • D. C. Jarrin, Concordia University
  • J. J. McGrath, Concordia University
  • C. L. Drake, Henry Ford Hospital Sleep Center
  • W. M. Bukowski, Concordia University
  • J. O'Loughlin, Université de Montréal
  • Jonathan Bruce Santo, University of Nebraska at Omaha
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
1-1-2009
Disciplines
Abstract
Daytime sleepiness is characterized by an increased likelihood of falling asleep and adversely impacts youth’s academic performance, behavior, and mood. The National Sleep Foundation Sur­vey (2006) found almost 50% of youth sleep 1 to 2 hours less than the recommended 9 hours per night and 60% report daytime sleepiness. The Pediatric Daytime Sleepiness Scale (PDSS; Drake et al., 2003) is a self-report questionnaire used to evaluate the likelihood of youth falling asleep in various everyday situations. The original PDSS was developed with an English-speaking American sample (Mage=11.8; SD=.6 years), and the measure was thought to assess a uni-dimensional construct: day­time sleepiness. The PDSS has previously been translated into a Spanish version for an Argentinean sample (Mage=13.3; SD=1.5 years).
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Jarrin, D.C., McGrath, J.J., Drake, C.L., Bukowski, W.M., O’Loughlin, J., & Santo, J.B. (2009). The Reliability of the Factor Structure of the Pediatric Daytime Sleepiness Scale in both a Spanish-Colombian and French-Canadian version. SLEEP, Vol. 26, Abstract Supplement: 32, 401. © 2009 Associated Professional Sleep Societies, LLC.

Citation Information
D. C. Jarrin, J. J. McGrath, C. L. Drake, W. M. Bukowski, et al.. "The Reliability of the Factor Structure of the Pediatric Daytime Sleepiness Scale in both a Spanish-Colombian and French-Canadian Version" SLEEP Abstract Supplement Vol. 32 (2009) p. 401 - 401
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