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Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis

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hoostmeq5c
Modified Horne-Ostberg Morningness-Eveningness Questionnaire (MEQ) Score
Modified Horne-Ostberg Morningness-Eveningness Questionnaire (MEQ) Score

Calculated Summary score based on modified Horne-Ostberg Morningness-Eveningness Questionnaire. Horne JA and Ostberg O, 1976 (PubMed ID: 1027738)

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Sleep Questionnaires/Chronotype
epslpscl5c
Epworth Sleepiness Scale: Total score
Epworth Sleepiness Scale: Total score

Calculated - Total score based on an 8-item questionnaires ranking likelihood of dozing off Johns MW 1991 (PubMed ID: 1798888). Scale 0-3 for individual items; 0 to 24 for overall score.

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Sleep Questionnaires/Hypersomnia
whiirs5c
Women's Health Initiative Insomnia Rating Scale: Total score
Women's Health Initiative Insomnia Rating Scale: Total score

Calculated - The Women's Health Initiative Insomnia Rating Scale (WHIIRS) has 5 items. Each item is scored on a 5 point scale (from 0-4). The total score is the sum of all five items ranging from 0 to 20. Higher score indicates more severe insomnia. A score of 9 or higher is considered clinically significant insomnia. Levine et al.(2003)

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Sleep Questionnaires/Sleep Disturbance
feelngbstpk5
Horne-Ostberg Morningness-Eveningness Questionnaire: Time of day reaching "feeling best" peak
Horne-Ostberg Morningness-Eveningness Questionnaire: Time of day reaching "feeling best" peak

Item from the Horne-Ostberg Morningness-Eveningness Questionnaire. Horne JA and Ostberg O, 1976 (PubMed ID: 1027738)

Original question: 19. At what time of the day do you think that you reach your "feeling best" peak?

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Sleep Questionnaires/Chronotype
feelngbstr5
Horne-Ostberg Morningness-Eveningness Questionnaire: Ideal scheduled wake time
Horne-Ostberg Morningness-Eveningness Questionnaire: Ideal scheduled wake time

Item from the Horne-Ostberg Morningness-Eveningness Questionnaire. Horne JA and Ostberg O, 1976 (PubMed ID: 1027738)

Original question: 16. Considering only your own "feeling best" rhythm, at what time would you get up if you were entirely free to plan your day?

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Sleep Questionnaires/Chronotype
mosttired4
Horne-Ostberg Morningness-Eveningness Questionnaire: Time of evening you need sleep
Horne-Ostberg Morningness-Eveningness Questionnaire: Time of evening you need sleep

Item from the Horne-Ostberg Morningness-Eveningness Questionnaire. Horne JA and Ostberg O, 1976 (PubMed ID: 1027738)

Original question: 18. At what time in the evening do you feel most tired and, as a result, most in need of sleep?

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Sleep Questionnaires/Chronotype
tired5
Horne-Ostberg Morningness-Eveningness Questionnaire: Tiredness during first half-hour after waking
Horne-Ostberg Morningness-Eveningness Questionnaire: Tiredness during first half-hour after waking

Item from the Horne-Ostberg Morningness-Eveningness Questionnaire. Horne JA and Ostberg O, 1976 (PubMed ID: 1027738)

Original question: 17. During the first half hour after having woken in the morning, how tired do you feel?

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Sleep Questionnaires/Chronotype
types5
Horne-Ostberg Morningness-Eveningness Questionnaire: Morning or evening type
Horne-Ostberg Morningness-Eveningness Questionnaire: Morning or evening type

Item from the Horne-Ostberg Morningness-Eveningness Questionnaire. Horne JA and Ostberg O, 1976 (PubMed ID: 1027738)

Original question: 20. One hears about "morning" and "evening" types of people. Which ONE of these types do you consider yourself to be?

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Sleep Questionnaires/Chronotype
dinner5
Chance of dozing while at dinner table
Chance of dozing while at dinner table

Original question: What is the chance that you would doze off or fall asleep (or just "feel tired") in each of the following situations? 12i. At the dinner table

Sleep Questionnaires/Hypersomnia
driving5
Chance of dozing while driving
Chance of dozing while driving

Original question: What is the chance that you would doze off or fall asleep (or just "feel tired") in each of the following situations? 12j. While driving

Sleep Questionnaires/Hypersomnia
sleepy5
Frequency of excessive sleepiness during the day in the last 4 weeks
Frequency of excessive sleepiness during the day in the last 4 weeks

Original question: The next questions ask about your sleep habits. Please choose one of the answers for each of the following questions. Pick the answer that best describes how often you experienced the situation in the past 4 weeks. 10. Did you feel overly sleepy during the day?

Sleep Questionnaires/Hypersomnia
car5
Epworth Sleepiness Scale: Chance of dozing while in a car, while stopped for a few minutes in traffic
Epworth Sleepiness Scale: Chance of dozing while in a car, while stopped for a few minutes in traffic

Item from the Epworth Sleepiness Scale Johns MW 1991 (PubMed ID: 1798888)

Original question: What is the chance that you would doze off or fall asleep (or just "feel tired") in each of the following situations? 12h. In a car, while stopped for a few minutes in traffic

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Sleep Questionnaires/Hypersomnia/Epworth Sleepiness Scale (ESS)
lyngdwn5
Epworth Sleepiness Scale: Chance of dozing while lying down in the afternoon when circumstances permit
Epworth Sleepiness Scale: Chance of dozing while lying down in the afternoon when circumstances permit

Item from the Epworth Sleepiness Scale Johns MW 1991 (PubMed ID: 1798888)

Original question: What is the chance that you would doze off or fall asleep (or just "feel tired") in each of the following situations? 12e. Lying down to rest in the afternoon when circumstances permit

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Sleep Questionnaires/Hypersomnia/Epworth Sleepiness Scale (ESS)
quietly5
Epworth Sleepiness Scale: Chance of dozing while sitting quietly after lunch without alcohol
Epworth Sleepiness Scale: Chance of dozing while sitting quietly after lunch without alcohol

Item from the Epworth Sleepiness Scale Johns MW 1991 (PubMed ID: 1798888)

Original question: What is the chance that you would doze off or fall asleep (or just "feel tired") in each of the following situations? 12g. Sitting quietly after lunch without alcohol

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Sleep Questionnaires/Hypersomnia/Epworth Sleepiness Scale (ESS)
readng5
Epworth Sleepiness Scale: Chance of dozing while sitting and reading
Epworth Sleepiness Scale: Chance of dozing while sitting and reading

Item from the Epworth Sleepiness Scale Johns MW 1991 (PubMed ID: 1798888)

Original question: What is the chance that you would doze off or fall asleep (or just "feel tired") in each of the following situations? 12a. Sitting and reading

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Sleep Questionnaires/Hypersomnia/Epworth Sleepiness Scale (ESS)
riding5
Epworth Sleepiness Scale: Chance of dozing as a passenger in a car for an hour without a break
Epworth Sleepiness Scale: Chance of dozing as a passenger in a car for an hour without a break

Item from the Epworth Sleepiness Scale Johns MW 1991 (PubMed ID: 1798888)

Original question: What is the chance that you would doze off or fall asleep (or just "feel tired") in each of the following situations? 12d. Riding as a passenger in a car for an hour without a break

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Sleep Questionnaires/Hypersomnia/Epworth Sleepiness Scale (ESS)
sittng5
Epworth Sleepiness Scale: Chance of dozing while sitting, inactive in a public place
Epworth Sleepiness Scale: Chance of dozing while sitting, inactive in a public place

Item from the Epworth Sleepiness Scale Johns MW 1991 (PubMed ID: 1798888)

Original question: What is the chance that you would doze off or fall asleep (or just "feel tired") in each of the following situations? 12c. Sitting inactive in a public place (such as a theater or a meeting)

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Sleep Questionnaires/Hypersomnia/Epworth Sleepiness Scale (ESS)
talkng5
Epworth Sleepiness Scale: Chance of dozing while sitting and talking to someone
Epworth Sleepiness Scale: Chance of dozing while sitting and talking to someone

Item from the Epworth Sleepiness Scale Johns MW 1991 (PubMed ID: 1798888)

Original question: What is the chance that you would doze off or fall asleep (or just "feel tired") in each of the following situations? 12f. Sitting and talking to someone

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Sleep Questionnaires/Hypersomnia/Epworth Sleepiness Scale (ESS)
tv5
Epworth Sleepiness Scale: Chance of dozing while watching TV
Epworth Sleepiness Scale: Chance of dozing while watching TV

Item from the Epworth Sleepiness Scale Johns MW 1991 (PubMed ID: 1798888)

Original question: What is the chance that you would doze off or fall asleep (or just "feel tired") in each of the following situations? 12b. Watching TV

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Sleep Questionnaires/Hypersomnia/Epworth Sleepiness Scale (ESS)
legsdscmfrt5
Experience desire to move legs because of discomfort or disagreeable sensations in legs
Experience desire to move legs because of discomfort or disagreeable sensations in legs

Original question: 15. Do you ever experience a desire to move your legs because of discomfort or disagreeable sensations in your legs?

Sleep Questionnaires/Parasomnia
rubbnglgs5
Feel need to move to relieve discomfort by walking or rub legs
Feel need to move to relieve discomfort by walking or rub legs

Original question: 15a. Do you sometimes feel the need to move to relieve the discomfort, for example by walking, or by rubbing your legs?

Sleep Questionnaires/Parasomnia
wrseltr5
Symptoms worse later in day or night
Symptoms worse later in day or night

Original question: 15c. Are these symptoms worse later in the day or at night?

Sleep Questionnaires/Parasomnia
wrserest5
Symptoms worse when at rest with temporary relief by activity
Symptoms worse when at rest with temporary relief by activity

Original question: 15b. Are these symptoms worse when you are at rest, with at least temporary relief by activity?

Sleep Questionnaires/Parasomnia
insmnia5
Insomnia: Self-reported diagnosis by a physician
Insomnia: Self-reported diagnosis by a physician

Original question: 21b. Have you been told by a doctor that you have any of the following: Insomnia?

Sleep Questionnaires/Sleep Disorder
rstlesslgs5
Restless Legs: Self-reported diagnosis by a physician
Restless Legs: Self-reported diagnosis by a physician

Original question: 21c. Have you been told by a doctor that you have any of the following: Restless Legs?

Sleep Questionnaires/Sleep Disorder
slpapnea5
Sleep Apnea: Self-reported diagnosis by a physician
Sleep Apnea: Self-reported diagnosis by a physician

Original question: 21a. Have you been told by a doctor that you have any of the following: Sleep Apnea (or obstructive sleep apnea, OSA)?

Sleep Questionnaires/Sleep Disorder
snored5
Frequency of snoring in the past 4 weeks
Frequency of snoring in the past 4 weeks

Original question: 13. Over the past 4 weeks, how often have you snored?

Sleep Questionnaires/Sleep Disordered Breathing
stpbrthng5
Frequency of breathing-stop during sleep in the past 4 weeks
Frequency of breathing-stop during sleep in the past 4 weeks

Original question: 14. Over the past 4 weeks, how often do you have times when you stop breathing during your sleep?

Sleep Questionnaires/Sleep Disordered Breathing
irritable5
Frequency of irritability due to sleep difficulties in the last 4 weeks
Frequency of irritability due to sleep difficulties in the last 4 weeks

Original question: The next questions ask about your sleep habits. Please choose one of the answers for each of the following questions. Pick the answer that best describes how often you experienced the situation in the past 4 weeks. 9. Did you have sleep difficulties that made you very irritable?

Sleep Questionnaires/Sleep Disturbance
slpngpills5
Frequency of taking sleeping pills to help with sleep in the last 4 weeks
Frequency of taking sleeping pills to help with sleep in the last 4 weeks

Original question: The next questions ask about your sleep habits. Please choose one of the answers for each of the following questions. Pick the answer that best describes how often you experienced the situation in the past 4 weeks. 8. Did you take sleeping pills to help you sleep?

Sleep Questionnaires/Sleep Disturbance
bcksleep5
Women's Health Initiative Insomnia Rating Scale: Trouble getting back to sleep after waking too early
Women's Health Initiative Insomnia Rating Scale: Trouble getting back to sleep after waking too early

Item from the Women's Health Initiative Insomnia Rating Scale. Levine et al. (2003)

Original question: The next questions ask about your sleep habits. Please choose one of the answers for each of the following questions. Pick the answer that best describes how often you experienced the situation in the past 4 weeks. 7. Did you have trouble getting back to sleep after you woke up too early?

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Sleep Questionnaires/Sleep Disturbance/Women's Health Initiative Insomnia Rating Scale (WHIIRS)
trbleslpng5
Women's Health Initiative Insomnia Rating Scale: Trouble falling asleep
Women's Health Initiative Insomnia Rating Scale: Trouble falling asleep

Item from the Women's Health Initiative Insomnia Rating Scale. Levine et al. (2003)

Original question: The next questions ask about your sleep habits. Please choose one of the answers for each of the following questions. Pick the answer that best describes how often you experienced the situation in the past 4 weeks. 4. Did you have trouble falling asleep?

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Sleep Questionnaires/Sleep Disturbance/Women's Health Initiative Insomnia Rating Scale (WHIIRS)
typicalslp5
Women's Health Initiative Insomnia Rating Scale: Typical night sleep
Women's Health Initiative Insomnia Rating Scale: Typical night sleep

Item from the Women's Health Initiative Insomnia Rating Scale. Levine et al. (2003)

Original question: 11. Overall, was your typical night's sleep during the past 4 weeks:

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Sleep Questionnaires/Sleep Disturbance/Women's Health Initiative Insomnia Rating Scale (WHIIRS)
wakeearly5
Women's Health Initiative Insomnia Rating Scale: Wake earlier than planned
Women's Health Initiative Insomnia Rating Scale: Wake earlier than planned

Item from the Women's Health Initiative Insomnia Rating Scale. Levine et al. (2003)

Original question: The next questions ask about your sleep habits. Please choose one of the answers for each of the following questions. Pick the answer that best describes how often you experienced the situation in the past 4 weeks. 6. Did you wake up earlier than you planned to?

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Sleep Questionnaires/Sleep Disturbance/Women's Health Initiative Insomnia Rating Scale (WHIIRS)
wakeup5
Women's Health Initiative Insomnia Rating Scale: Wake several times at night
Women's Health Initiative Insomnia Rating Scale: Wake several times at night

Item from the Women's Health Initiative Insomnia Rating Scale. Levine et al. (2003)

Original question: The next questions ask about your sleep habits. Please choose one of the answers for each of the following questions. Pick the answer that best describes how often you experienced the situation in the past 4 weeks. 5. Did you wake up several times a night?

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Sleep Questionnaires/Sleep Disturbance/Women's Health Initiative Insomnia Rating Scale (WHIIRS)
bedtmwkday5c
Self-reported start time of the in-bed period on weekdays in 24-hour format
Self-reported start time of the in-bed period on weekdays in 24-hour format

Conventionally this variable would be called time to bed.

Original question: 1. What time do you usually go to bed? a. On weekdays or work or school days?

Sleep Questionnaires/Sleep Habits
bedtmwkend5c
Self-reported start time of the in-bed period on weekends in 24-hour format
Self-reported start time of the in-bed period on weekends in 24-hour format

Conventionally this variable would be called time to bed.

Original question: 1. What time do you usually go to bed? b. On weekends, or days off?

Sleep Questionnaires/Sleep Habits
nap5
Typical number of naps in a usual week from survey questionnaires
Typical number of naps in a usual week from survey questionnaires

Original question: 3. During a usual week, how many times do you nap for 5 minutes or more?

Sleep Questionnaires/Sleep Habits
waketmwkday5c
Self-reported end time of the in-bed period on weekdays in 24-hour format from survey questionnaires
Self-reported end time of the in-bed period on weekdays in 24-hour format from survey questionnaires

Conventionally this variable would be called wake time.

Original question: 2. What time do you usually wake up: a. On weekdays or work or school days?

Sleep Questionnaires/Sleep Habits
waketmwkend5c
Self-reported end time of the in-bed period on weekends in 24-hour format from survey questionnaires
Self-reported end time of the in-bed period on weekends in 24-hour format from survey questionnaires

Conventionally this variable would be called wake time.

Original question: 2. What time do you usually wake up: b. On weekends, or days off?

Sleep Questionnaires/Sleep Habits
wkdaysleepdur5c
Self-reported daily sleep duration on weekdays from survey questionnaires
Self-reported daily sleep duration on weekdays from survey questionnaires Sleep Questionnaires/Sleep Habits
wkdaysleepdur5t
Self-reported daily sleep duration on weekdays from survey questionnaires
Self-reported daily sleep duration on weekdays from survey questionnaires Sleep Questionnaires/Sleep Habits
wkendsleepdur5c
Self-reported daily sleep duration on weekends from survey questionnaires
Self-reported daily sleep duration on weekends from survey questionnaires Sleep Questionnaires/Sleep Habits
wkendsleepdur5t
Self-reported daily sleep duration on weekends from survey questionnaires
Self-reported daily sleep duration on weekends from survey questionnaires Sleep Questionnaires/Sleep Habits