Taxi Driver’s Sleep Habits and Quality

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DOI:

https://doi.org/10.33448/rsd-v9i9.7959

Keywords:

Sleep; Taxi drivers; PSQI.

Abstract

Introduction: sleep is a physiological mechanism controlled by the circadian cycle that has as biological clock or photojournalism. However, when human need to extend working hours like taxi drivers work, there is shortening and worsening sleep quality. Objective: The objective of this present work was to stratify the sociodemographic profile of taxi drivers and to correlate with a quality of sleep. Method: a questionnaire was applied with the sociodemographic data and PSQI (Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index). Results: of the 78 respondents, mostly male consuming a substantial stimulant coffee, which reduces sleep, despite its better quality. Discussion: no statistically significant variable was found comparing sociodemographic profile, habits and worsening of sleep quality. Conclusion: there is no real influence variable in the worsening of sleep quality of taxi drivers.

Author Biographies

Renan da Cunha Soares Junior, Universidade Católica Dom Bosco

Mestre e Doutorando em Psicologia da Saúde. Especialista em Psicologia do Trânsito e Especialista em Psicologia da Comunicação. Professor de Psicologia da Universidade Católica Dom Bosco.

José Carlos Rosa Pires de Souza, UEMS

PhD em Saúde Mental. Psiquiatra. Professor do curso de medicina da Universidade Estadual de Mato Grosso do Sul (UEMS)

Heloisa Bruna Grubits , Universidade Católica Dom Bosco

Professora de Psicologia da Universidade Católica Dom Bosco.

Rafael Augusto Mielo Colombo, Universidade para o Desenvolvimento do Estado e da Região do Pantanal

Acadêmico de Medicina da Universidade para o Desenvolvimento do Estado e da Região do Pantanal (UNIDERP)

Lília Kazumi Miyahira , Universidade para o Desenvolvimento do Estado e da Região do Pantanal

Acadêmica de Medicina na Universidade para o Desenvolvimento do Estado e da Região do Pantanal (UNIDERP)

Mateus Silveira Cespedes, Universidade Estadual de Mato Grosso do Sul

Acadêmico de Medicina da Universidade Estadual de Mato Grosso do Sul (UEMS).

Fernanda Veruska Narciso, Universidade Estadual de Minas Gerais

Professora do Centro Multidisciplinar em Sonolência e Acidentes (CEMSA) da Universidade Estadual de Minas Gerais.

Marco Tulio de Mello, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais

Professor do Departamento de Esportes da EFFTO na Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG).

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Published

02/09/2020

How to Cite

Soares Junior, R. da C. ., Souza, J. C. R. P. de, Grubits , H. B. ., Colombo, R. A. M. ., Miyahira , L. K. ., Cespedes, M. S. ., Narciso, F. V., & Mello, M. T. de. (2020). Taxi Driver’s Sleep Habits and Quality. Research, Society and Development, 9(9), e676997959. https://doi.org/10.33448/rsd-v9i9.7959

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Health Sciences