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What age group is more likely to be short on sleep in the workplace?

When examining age, researchers found that workers in the middle of the pack were more likely to be short on sleep.
  • Workers age 45-64 had the highest rate of insufficient sleep, at 31.8%
  • They were closely followed by workers ages 30-44, of whom 31.6% reported sleeping for no more than 6 hours daily
  • Both middle age working groups were much more likely to report low sleep than younger workers: 26.5% of workers ages 18-29, and 21.7% of workers over the age of 65 said they slept for 6 hours or less per night.

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