According to a recent study by Colorado researchers, which involved 238 students whose sleep habits, school performance and socio-economic status were analyzed revealed that sleep problems are prevalent among adolescents and that both sleep problems and parents income affects day time performance in school, including their grade point averages. It was also found that when socio-economic variables are controlled students with lower grade point averages are more likely to have Restless legs at bedtime, complain of sleepiness during the day and have difficulty concentrating.

JCSM vol 5 (3)-Mon June 15, 2009

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