Differences in Sleep Patterns and Problems by Race in a Clinical Sample of Black and White Preschoolers

“In contrast to community-based research, Black and White children showed similar sleep patterns. However, there were differences by race in referral questions and diagnoses. Findings suggest the need to consider caregiver perceptions and other sociocultural factors that may contribute to differential rates of presentation for sleep services, as well as potential health disparities in this regard.”

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28992828