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Table 4 Association between the presence of restless leg syndrome with quality of sleep among the participants (n = 197)

From: Study on restless leg syndrome and its relationship with quality of sleep among the general population of Mangalore, India

Sleep quality parameters RLS screening status Number of participants Mean score ± SD over the past 1 month 95% CI of mean score
Subjective sleep quality Positive 19 0.842 ± 0.765 − 0.371 to 0.246
  Negative 178 0.904 ± 0.635  
     t = 0.399, p = 0.69
Sleep latency Positive 19 1.74 ± 0.81 0.3 to 1.22
  Negative 178 0.98 ± 0.8  
     t = 3.26, p = 0.001
Sleep duration Positive 19 0.737 ± 0.653 − 0.374 to 0.297
  Negative 178 0.775 ± 0.61  
     t = − 0.226, p = 0.821
Habitual sleep efficiency Positive 19 0.838 ± 0.579 − 0.308 to 0.466
  Negative 178 0.8 ± 0.5  
     t = 0.402, p = 0.688
Sleep disturbances Positive 19 1.16 ± 0.69 0.0892 to 0.642
  Negative 178 0.79 ± 0.57  
     t = 2.608, p = 0.01
Usage of sleep medications Positive 19 0.46 ± 0.105 − 0.309 to 0.228
  Negative 178 0.57 ± 0.146  
     t = 0.3, p = 0.765
Daytime dysfunction Positive 19 0.842 ± 0.765 − 0.285 to 0.453
  Negative 178 0.776 ± 0.758  
     t = 0.447, p = 0.655
Global PSQI score Positive 19 6.0 ± 2.87 − 0.281 to 2.573
  Negative 178 4.854 ± 3.01  
     t = 1.584, p = 0.115
  1. RLS Restless leg syndrome, SD standard deviation, CI confidence intervals, PSQI Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index