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RMJ. 2017; 42(4): 528-530


Frequency and severity of insomnia in chronic low back pain

Bakhtawar Majid, Mohammad Asim Arif, Rabia Saeed, Ashfaq Ahmad, Mehreen Fatima.

Abstract
Objective: To find the frequency and severity of insomnia in chronic low back pain patients. Methodology: The data were collected from 358 patients from different government hospitals suffering from chronic low back pain at least from three months. A questionnaire and insomnia severity index were used to measure the severity. Statistical work was done by SPSS software.
Results: The study included 358 patients, out of which 210 (58.6%) had insomnia and 148 (41.3%) had no insomnia. Out of those 58.6%, only 2.85% had no clinically significant insomnia, 61.9% had sub-threshold insomnia and 35.2 had moderate insomnia and majority faced the sleep disturbance at mid of the night almost every night.
Conclusion: Frequency and severity of insomnia in chronic low back pain was high.

Key words: Chronic low back pain, Insomnia , insomnia severity index


 
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Bakhtawar Majid, Mohammad Asim Arif, Rabia Saeed, Ashfaq Ahmad, Mehreen Fatima. Frequency and severity of insomnia in chronic low back pain. RMJ. 2017; 42(4): 528-530.


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Bakhtawar Majid, Mohammad Asim Arif, Rabia Saeed, Ashfaq Ahmad, Mehreen Fatima. Frequency and severity of insomnia in chronic low back pain. RMJ. (2017), [cited January 16, 2019]; 42(4): 528-530.



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Bakhtawar Majid, Mohammad Asim Arif, Rabia Saeed, Ashfaq Ahmad, Mehreen Fatima (2017) Frequency and severity of insomnia in chronic low back pain. RMJ, 42 (4), 528-530.



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Bakhtawar Majid, Mohammad Asim Arif, Rabia Saeed, Ashfaq Ahmad, Mehreen Fatima. 2017. Frequency and severity of insomnia in chronic low back pain. Rawal Medical Journal, 42 (4), 528-530.



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Bakhtawar Majid, Mohammad Asim Arif, Rabia Saeed, Ashfaq Ahmad, Mehreen Fatima. "Frequency and severity of insomnia in chronic low back pain." Rawal Medical Journal 42 (2017), 528-530.



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Bakhtawar Majid, Mohammad Asim Arif, Rabia Saeed, Ashfaq Ahmad, Mehreen Fatima. "Frequency and severity of insomnia in chronic low back pain." Rawal Medical Journal 42.4 (2017), 528-530. Print.



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Bakhtawar Majid, Mohammad Asim Arif, Rabia Saeed, Ashfaq Ahmad, Mehreen Fatima (2017) Frequency and severity of insomnia in chronic low back pain. Rawal Medical Journal, 42 (4), 528-530.








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