28 Sep 2015
Background: Sleep disorders caused adolescents growth and development problems. Disorders in the amount, quality and timing of sleep assessed sleep disorders. Sleep Disturbance Scale for Children (SDSC) questionnaires used to screening method sleep disorders. Data on the prevalence of sleep disorders has not been found in Indonesia.Aim: To determine the prevalence of sleep disorders in adolescents aged 12-15 years public junior high school 5 Semarang.Methods: Descriptive study with 122 subjects students public junior high school 5 Semarang during the months from April to June 2015. Data collection using SDSC questionnaires filled out by parents and their children.Results: The prevalence of sleep disorders in adolescents aged 12-15 years public junior high school 5 Semarang 81,1 %. Sleep-wake transition disorders 43,4 %, initiating and mainntaining sleep disorder 35,2 %, arousal disorders 24,6 %, excessive somnolence disorders 23 %, hyperhidrosis 4,1 %, sleep breathing disorders 3,3 %.Conclusion: Adolescents aged 12-15 years at public junior high school 5 Semarang have many sleep disorders. Sleep-wake transition disorders are the largest type of sleep disorder.
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