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Table 3 The perceptions of academic advisors about sleep and related issues to academic performance, mentee-mentor counselling and curriculum design

From: Perceptions of pre-clerkship medical students and academic advisors about sleep deprivation and its relationship to academic performance: a cross-sectional perspective from Saudi Arabia

  n (%)
Gender (n = 21)
 Male 14 (67.3)
 Female 7 (33.3)
Sleep patterns affect academic performance (n = 21)
 Yes 20 (95.5)
 No 1 (4.5)
I counsel my students about sleep patterns (n = 21)
 Yes 0 (0)
 No 100 (0)
I counsel my students about (n = 21)
 Academic performance 21 (100)
 Sleep patterns 0 (0)
 Eating habits 3 (14.3)
 Learning styles 20 (90.5)
 Classroom attendance 18 (85.7)
 Problems with peers 4 (19)
 Problems with faculty 6 (28.6)
 Family issues 12 (57.1)
 Summer plans 17 (81.0)
Education about healthy sleep patterns should be incorporated into curriculum (n = 21)
 Yes 19 (90.5)
 No 2 (9.5)
Mode of incorporating sleep patterns education into curriculum should be (n = 19)
 Curricular separate courses 1 (5.3)
 Extracurricular activities and integration into ongoing courses 18 (94.7)