Caffeine Awareness in Children: Insights from a Pilot Study.

Title

Caffeine Awareness in Children: Insights from a Pilot Study.

Creator

Thakre Tushar P; Deoras Ketan; Griffin Catherine; Vemana Aarthi; Podmore Petra; Krishna Jyoti

Publisher

Journal of clinical sleep medicine : JCSM : official publication of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine

Date

2015
2015-07

Description

STUDY OBJECTIVES: Caffeine, a commonly consumed psychoactive substance, can have significant effects on sleep. Caffeine intake among children is increasing, mainly in the form of sodas. However, adolescent caffeine consumers may lack knowledge about the caffeine content in common beverages. If true, this very fact may hamper the assessment of the effects of caffeine consumption on sleep in children if such assessments are a priori dependent on responders being able to reliably distinguish between caffeinated and noncaffeinated beverages. This preliminary study investigated adolescents' caffeine knowledge and intake at a Cleveland-area public middle school. METHODS: Seventh- and eighth-grade students were surveyed using: (1) the Caffeine Literacy and Sleep Study (CLASS), a

Subject

Female; Humans; Male; Adolescent; Pilot Projects; Incidence; Child; Cross-Sectional Studies; United States; Surveys and Questionnaires; Age Factors; Sex Factors; Risk Assessment; adolescents; Awareness; Beverages/*adverse effects/statistics & numerical data; caffeine; Caffeine/administration & dosage/*adverse effects; Needs Assessment; sleep; Sleep Wake Disorders/*chemically induced/epidemiology; Students/statistics & numerical data; Practice; *Health Knowledge; Attitudes

Identifier

Rights

Article information provided for research and reference use only. All rights are retained by the journal listed under publisher and/or the creator(s).

Pages

741–746

Issue

7

Volume

11

Citation

Thakre Tushar P; Deoras Ketan; Griffin Catherine; Vemana Aarthi; Podmore Petra; Krishna Jyoti, “Caffeine Awareness in Children: Insights from a Pilot Study.,” NEOMED Bibliography Database, accessed September 25, 2022, https://neomed.omeka.net/items/show/5247.

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