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Quality of sleep improves with age

Sleep quality is best in those over 80 and worst in people aged between 40 and 59, according to new research from the University of Pennsylvania.

The perceived level of sleep quality and tiredness was better among older individuals, although they may not actually experience more unbroken sleep than other groups.

The research suggests that older citizens experiencing poor sleep may have an underlying condition such as depression.

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