Table 2
More Canadian women than men reported problems falling asleep or staying asleep

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  Both sexes Men Women
percentage
Average
30
25
35*
Children under 15 years old
No children †
30
25
36*
1 child
30
25
35*
2 or more children
27ª
25
29ª
Shift work
Daytime schedule †
26
21
32*
Other
34ª
31ª
38ª*
† Reference group.
* Statistically significant difference from men at p<0.05.
ª Statistically significant difference from the reference group at p<0.05.
Source: Statistics Canada, General Social Survey, 2005.
Table source: Hurst, M. (2008). Who gets any sleep these days? Sleep patterns of Canadians. Canadian Social Trends, 85, Statistics Canada, Catalogue no. 11-008-XWE.