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Gender roles and women's sleep in mid and later life: A quantitative approach

Abstract:

Women in mid and later life report particularly poor quality sleep. This article suggests a sociologically-informed quantitative approach to teasing out the impact of women's roles and relationships on their sleep, while also taking into account women's socio-economic characteristics and health status. This was accomplished through analysis of the UK Women's Sleep Survey 2003, based on self-completion questionnaires from a national sample of 1445 women aged over 40. The article assesses the w...

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Journal:
Sociological Research Online
Volume:
12
Issue:
5
Publication date:
2007-09-30
EISSN:
1360-7804
URN:
uuid:5caef53f-fbdc-4121-a40f-f1c7f6a9ce54
Source identifiers:
351686
Local pid:
pubs:351686

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