Siesta and risk of coronary artery disease. Results of the Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study

Andreas Stang, Nico Dragano, Charles Poole, Susanne Moebus, Stefan Möhlenkamp, Axel Schmermund, Hagen Kälsch, Raimund Erbel & Karl-Heinz Jöckel
Background: Several studies have assessed the association between siesta and cardiovascular outcomes and produced conflicting results. This study prospectively examines the association between siesta habits and incidence of coronary artery disease. Methods: The baseline examination of 4,487 participants[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]