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African Americans Get Less Sleep Than Any Other Race

African american woman sleeping in her bed
Beautiful african american woman sleeping in her bed at night


African Americans have lower rates of sleep than whites,  according to a 2022 study from Yale University.



Racism has proved to contribute to the reason.



The study showed that African Americans “don’t enjoy equal access to quality sleep”.



Reportedly, the study linked social and structural factors, like noise pollution, as a factor, provided that a number of Blacks live in areas that are more populated with traffic, construction, or airports.



When a person lacks sleep, it will contribute to chronic health conditions, like high blood pressure and cardiovascular disease, according to