What is the difference in sleep between married and unmarried workers?

When looking at marital status, researchers found that workers who'd been widowed, divorced or separated from a partner were measurably more likely to be sleeping less than people who were married or those who had never been married.
  • 29.4% of married workers said they slept no more than 6 hours per day, compared to:
  • 28.2% of workers who had never been married and
  • 36.4% of those who were widowed, divorced, or separated

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