Of the people reporting sleeping problems, 41 percent indicated that these limited their daily functioning, for example at work. They experienced poor concentration, forgetfulness, or it affected their mood. This was reported by 57 percent of people who stated they were severely affected by sleeping problems. Difficulty sleeping occurs more often with increasing age. In the group aged 12 to 15, the share reporting sleeping problems is 8 percent ; among people aged 40 to 49, this share is 19 percent , while the share is even 28 percent among people aged 75 and over. In all age groups, relatively more women than men report sleeping problems.
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One in five Dutch people have sleeping problems
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