Sleep Loss in the Homeless—An Additional Factor of Precariousness Survey in a Group of Homeless People

27 Dec 2016Damien Léger, MD, PhD; François Beck, MD; Jean Baptiste Richard, MSc

Findings show that homeless people sleep less and are more likely to have insomnia and daytime fatigue than persons in the general population.

Cross-section study
2 effects
3741 subjects

Reported Outcomes


Homelessness Selfcare risk & protective factor
Minor Risk Factor Homelessness

Sleep Musculoskeletal outcome
Minor decreased risk of Sleep
Musculoskeletal system

Low evidence

Homelessness Selfcare risk & protective factor
Risk Factor Homelessness

Poor sleep Musculoskeletal outcome
Increased risk of Poor sleep
Musculoskeletal system

Moderate evidence