Afternoon Napping and Cognition in Chinese Older Adults: Findings from the China Health and Retir...

20 Dec 2016Junxin Li PhD, Pamela Z. Cacchione PhD, Nancy Hodgson PhD, Barbara Riegel PhD, Brendan T. Keenan MS, Mathew T. Scharf MD, PhD, Kathy C. Richards PhD, Nalaka S. Gooneratne MD

A cross-sectional association was found between moderate postlunch napping and better cognition in Chinese older adults, but with increased risks of cardiovascular and metabolic diseases

Cross-section study
2 effects
2974 subjects

Reported Outcomes

VariablesOutcomeEffectLatency

Napping Selfcare risk & protective factor
Napping
Selfcare

Blood Pressure - Hypertension Cardiovascular outcome
Blood Pressure ...
Cardiovascular

Strong Increase

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Napping Selfcare risk & protective factor
Napping
Selfcare

Cognitive Activity Brain outcome

Strong Increase

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