Researchers from The University of Ottowa in Canada institution examined the sleeping habits of 5525 people over the age of 16 between April 3, 2020 and June 24, 2020. The results are published.
As a result of the coronavirus epidemic that has affected the whole world, many people have been psychologically affected and this situation has been reflected in the sleep habits of the people. The new research published in the Journal of Sleep Research focused on the changing sleep habits due to the processes experienced during the pandemic process.
Researchers from The University of Ottowa in Canada institute examined the sleep habits of 5525 people over the age of 16 between April 3, 2020 and June 24, 2020, including sleep devices, demographic factors and socioeconomic parameters.
It is stated that the average age of the participants participating in the study is 55.6 (55.6 ± 16.3), and 67.1% of the participants are women.
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Considering age, gender and various parameters, it is stated that more than half of the participants (50.5%) had sleep problems and on average, the participants woke up 28 minutes later than their routine waking time.
In addition, it was stated that not only the waking hours of the participants but also their bedtime and total stay in bed varied during the pandemic process, it was found that people who changed bedtime and waking hours also spent significantly less time in bed.