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  • Ford ES,  Li C, Wheaton AG, Chapman DP, Perry GS, Croft JB. Sleep duration and body mass index and waist circumference among US adults. Obesity 2014;22:598-607.
  • Ford ES, Wheaton AG, Chapman DP, Li C, Perry GS, Croft JB. Associations between self-reported sleep duration and sleeping disorder with concentrations of fasting and 2-hour glucose, insulin, and glycosylated hemoglobin among adults without diagnosed diabetes. J Diabetes 2014;6:338-350.
  • Ford ES, Wheaton AG, Cunningham TJ, Giles WH, Chapman DP, Croft JB. Trends in outpatient visits for insomnia, sleep apnea, and prescriptions for sleep medications among US adults: findings from the National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey, 1999-2010. Sleep 2014;37:1283-1293.
  • Wheaton AG, Shults RA, Chapman DP, Ford ES, Croft JB. Drowsy driving and risk behaviors--10 states and Puerto Rico, 2011-2012. MMWR 2014;63(26):557-562.
  • Fang J, Wheaton AG, Ayala C. Sleep duration and history of stroke among US adults. J Sleep Research 2014;23(5):531-537.


  • Liu Y, Wheaton AG, Chapman DP, Croft JB. Sleep duration and chronic diseases among US adults aged 45 years and older: evidence from the 2010 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System. Sleep 2013;36:1421-1427.
  • Wheaton AG, Chapman DP, Presley-Cantrell LR, Croft JB, Roehler DR. Drowsy driving – 19 states and the District of Columbia, 2009-2010. MMWR 2013; 61:1033. Available at -  [PDF - 630KB].
  • Chapman DP, Liu Y, Presley-Cantrell LR, Edwards VJ, Wheaton AG, Perry GS, Croft JB. Adverse childhood experiences and frequent insufficient sleep in 5 U.S. states, 2009: a retrospective cohort study. BMC Public Health 2013; 13:3.
  • Liu Y, McKnight-Eily LR, Strine TW, Zack MM, Chapman DP, Wheaton AG, Perry GS, Croft JB. The association between perceived insufficient sleep, frequent mental distress, obesity, and chronic diseases. BMC Public Health 2013; 13:84.
  • Chapman DP, Presley-Cantrell LR, Liu Y, Perry GS, Wheaton AG, Croft JB. Frequent insufficient sleep, anxiety, and depressive disorders in US community dwellers: 20 states, 2010. Psychiatric Services 2013; 64:385.
  • Wheaton AG, Perry GS, Chapman DP, Croft JB. Self-reported sleep duration and weight-control strategies among US high school students. Sleep 2013:36(8).


  • Fang J, Wheaton AG, Keenan N, Greenlund KJ, Perry GS, Croft JB. Association of sleep duration and hypertension among US adults varies by age and sex. Am J Hypertension 2012;25(3):335-341.
  • Chapman DP. National Sleep Awareness Week – March 5-11, 2012. MMWR 2012;61(8):147. Available at - [PDF - 530KB]
  • Chapman DP, Wheaton AG, Perry GS, Sturgis SL, Strine TW, Croft JB. Household demographics and perceived insufficient sleep among US adults. J Community Health 2012; 37(2):344-349.
  • Wheaton AG, Perry GS, Chapman DP, Croft JB. Sleep-disordered breathing and depression among U.S. adults – National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2005-2008. Sleep 2012; 35(4):461-467.
  • Lowry R, Eaton DK, Foti K, McKnight-Eily L, Perry G, Galuska DA. Association of Sleep Duration with Obesity among US High School Students. J Obes. 2012;2012:476914.


  • Chapman DP, Wheaton AG, Anda RF, Croft JB, Edwards VJ, Liu Y, Sturgis SL, Perry GS. Adverse childhood experiences and self-reported sleep difficulties. Sleep Medicine 2011;12(8):773-779.
  • Foti KE, Eaton DK, Lowry R, McKnight-Ely LR. Sufficient sleep, physical activity, and sedentary behaviors. Am J Prev Med. 2011 Dec;41(6):596-602.
  • McKnight-Eily LR, Eaton DK, Lowry R, Croft JB, Presley-Cantrell L, Perry GS. Relationships between hours of sleep and health-risk behaviors in US adolescent students. Prev Med. 2011 Oct;53(4-5):271-273.
  • Wheaton AG, Perry GS, Chapman DP, McKnight-Eily LR, Presley-Cantrell LR, Croft JB. Relationship between body mass index and perceived insufficient sleep among U.S. adults: an analysis of 2008 BRFSS data. BMC Public Health 2011, 11:295. Available at: - [PDF-717KB]
  • McKnight-Eily LR, Liu Y, Wheaton AG, Croft JB, Perry GS, Okoro CA, Strine T. Unhealthy Sleep-Related Behaviors — 12 States, 2009. MMWR 2011;60:233-238. Available at - [PDF-1MB].
  • Wheaton AG, Liu Y, Perry GS, Croft JB. Effect of Short Sleep Duration on Daily Activities — United States, 2005-2008. MMWR 2011;60:239-242. Available at: - [PDF-1MB]
  • Presley-Cantrell L, Chapman DP, Wheaton AG, Perry GS. National Sleep Awareness Week – March 7-13, 2011. MMWR 2011; 60:233. Available at: - [PDF-1MB]


  • Eaton D, McKnight-Eily L, Lowry R, Perry G, Presley-Cantrell L, Croft J. Prevalence of insufficient, borderline, and optimal hours of sleep among high school students – United States, 2007. Journal of Adolescent Health, 2010;46: 399–401.
  • Li C, Ford ES, Zhao G, Croft JB, Balluz LS, Mokdad AH. Prevalence of self-reported clinically diagnosed sleep apnea according to obesity status in men and women: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2005–2006. Prev Med 2010:51:18–23.
  • Prasad B, Croft JB, Liu Y. Sleep-disordered breathing. IN: Schraufnagel DE (ed). Breathing in America: Diseases, Progress, Hope. American Thoracic Society. Chicago IL. 2010:237–247.
  • Wheaton AG, Perry GS, Chapman DP, Croft JB. Drowsy Driving Prevention Week — November 8-14, 2010. MMWR 2010;59:1414. Available at: - [PDF-1.7MB]


  • LR McKnight-Eily, PhD, Y Liu, MPH, GS Perry, DrPH, LR Presley-Cantrell, PhD, TW Strine, MPH, H Lu, MS, JB Croft, PhD.Perceived insufficient rest or sleep among adults — United States, 2008. MMWR 2009;58(42):1175–1179. Available at:
  • Wheaton AG, Chapman DP, Perry GS, McKnight-Eily LR, Croft JB. Drowsy Driving Prevention Week--November 2–8, 2009. MMWR 2009;58(42):1184.


  • LR McKnight-Eily, PhD, LR Presley-Cantrell, PhD, TW Strine, MPH, DP Chapman, PhD, GS Perry, DrPH, JB Croft, PhD. Perceived insufficient rest or sleep — Four states, 2006. MMWR 2008;57(8); 200–203
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  • Chapman DP, McKnight-Eily L, Perry GS, Anda RF. The relationship between depression and sleep apnea and insomnia: brief review. In: Turley AB, Hofmann GC, eds. Life Style and Health Research Progress. New York, NY. Nova Biomedical Books 2008;9–15.
  • Chapman DP, Perry GS, Elam-Evans LD. Notice to the reader: National Sleep Awareness Week — March 3–9, 2008. MMWR 2008;57:206–207.


  • Strine TW, Chapman DP. Associations of frequent sleep insufficiency with health-related quality of life and health behaviors. Sleep Med 2005;6:23–lol27.