Socioeconomic Factors May Be More Disruptive to Young Kid’s Sleep than Pandemic Shutdown

March 25, 2022

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Presented by Health Lab

A new study from Michigan Medicine suggests that for babies and toddlers, social determinants of health – such as household income and housing – may have had a more significant association with sleep issues than the pandemic lockdown in 2020. Researchers discuss their study and findings, highlighting incomes and dwelling size as the greatest predictors of sleep disparities and that parents of older children were more frustrated with their child’s sleep compared to parents of younger children.

 

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