Crime victimisation over time and sleep quality

Andrew E Clark, Conchita D'Ambrosio, Rong Zhu

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We here consider the relationship between the individual time profile of crime victimisation and sleep quality. Sleep quality worsens with contemporaneous crime victimisation, with physical violence having a larger effect than property crime. But crime history also matters, and past victimisation experience continues to reduce current sleep quality. Last, there is some evidence that the order of victimisation spells plays a role: consecutive years of crime victimisation affect sleep quality more adversely than the same number of years when not contiguous.

Original languageEnglish
Article number100401
Pages (from-to)1-7
Number of pages7
JournalSSM - Population Health
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2019

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  • crime
  • Time
  • physical violence
  • sleep quality
  • property crimes
  • Physical violence
  • Sleep quality
  • Crime
  • Property crimes

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