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SLEEP QUALITY AMONG ADULT PEOPLE DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC IN A SELECTED COMMUNITY OF KATHMANDU
Nabina Karki* and Shanti Awale
Introduction: Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is the infectious disease caused by the recently discovered coronavirus. COVID-19 has cause anxiety, panic, depression, anger, confusion, uncertainty, and financial stress among people. During the pandemic, reduced physical activity and disrupted routines are the main threats to sleep patterns. The daily news of increasing COVID-19 cases is adding fear that leads to anger, anxiety, frustration, and stress that directly affects the quality of sleep. Materials and Methods: A descriptive cross-sectional study was conducted among 65 respondents residing in Saraswotinagar, Kathmandu Municipality Ward No 6. Non-probability purposive sampling technique was used to select the respondents. Data was collected between 2020/10/14 to 2020/10/18 by face to face interview technique using self- structured questionnaire. Data was analyzed using PSPP. Results and Discussion: Among 65 respondents, 36.9 percent respondents were from age group 20-25 years and 30.8 percent respondents family member were in abroad during COVID-19 pandemic. Majority of respondents (86.2 percent) had good sleep quality whereas 12.3 percent respondents had fair sleep quality and 1.5 percent respondents had poor sleep quality during COVID-19 pandemic. Conclusion: Two-third of the respondents had good sleep quality whereas less than quarter respondents had fair sleep quality and only few respondents had poor sleep quality. Almost quarter of respondents sleep problem had affected their quality of life.[Full Text Article]