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Women AND men get more restful sleep in countries that promote gender equality | Daily

Women AND men get more restful sleep in countries that promote gender equality | Daily | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
According to a new study, people who live in countries that rank higher in gender equality tend to report more restful sleep than those where women have less economic and political power.
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This article uses European Social Survey data. 

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Eamon Martin: Ireland's Catholic priests need to spread the word at home | World news | The Guardian

Eamon Martin: Ireland's Catholic priests need to spread the word at home | World news | The Guardian | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

In 1979, 93% of the population identified as Catholic, whereas earlier this year the European Social Survey found that only 54% of people aged between 16 and 29 claimed affiliation to the Catholic church.

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ESRC funds the  European Social Survey

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Religious statistics: 'Nones’ numerous but a committed Anglican core is flourishing

There are reasons to be hopeful in a new report that highlights high rates of "nonversion" - the loss of people brought up with a religious affiliation to the "no religion" category - its author argued this week.

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This article refers to the findings of the European Social Survey, which receives funding from the ESRC.

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More Britons are now not religious than Christian

More Britons are now not religious than Christian | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

More Britons say they have no religion than profess to be Christian, according to a new report. According to the British Social Attitudes Survey and the European Social Survey, the "major factor" in the development is that people who are brought up to be religious are losing their faith. More than two-thirds of non-religious people were raised as Christians or in another faith.

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Volunteers are in better health than non-volunteers

Volunteers are in better health than non-volunteers | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Researchers of Ghent University analysed data on volunteering, employment and health of more than 40,000 European citizens. Their results, just published in PLOS ONE, show that volunteering is associate

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UK heart disease and stroke death rates now lower than cancer

UK heart disease and stroke death rates now lower than cancer | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

"Heart disease deaths now lower than cancer – but obesity crisis means this may not last," the Daily Mirror reports. A major review of European trends in cardiovascular disease deaths found that UK cancer deaths overtook cardiovascular deaths in 2014.

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This article refers to disease prevelance data from ESRC funded European Social Survey.

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