1. bookVolume 131 (2021): Issue 1 (January 2021)
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23 Apr 2014
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How do the officials sleep? The assessment of sleep of the public administration workers using objective and subjective methods

Published Online: 30 Sep 2021
Page range: 27 - 34
Journal Details
First Published
23 Apr 2014
Publication timeframe
1 time per year

Sleep impacts our functioning, both on a physical and mental level. This study aimed to assess the officials’ sleep using objective (actigraphic examination) and subjective evalutation methods (self-administered questionnaire and sleep diary).

The analysis revealed that among the officials, sleep deprivation was common. The average actual sleep time in this group was 1-hour shorter than recommended. Officials holding managerial positions more frequently presented worse sleep outcomes affecting their sleep efficiency than lower-level office workers. Workplace stress was associated with reduced sleeping hours and household stress with more frequent night waking.


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