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Sugar-sweetened beverage consumption and sleep duration among adult men: the role of race and ethnicity

  • Jaewon Lee1,*,
  • Jennifer Allen2

1Department of Social Welfare, Inha University, 22212 Incheon, Republic of Korea

2School of Social Work, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA

DOI: 10.22514/jomh.2023.070 Vol.19,Issue 8,August 2023 pp.53-59

Submitted: 28 February 2023 Accepted: 13 April 2023

Published: 30 August 2023

*Corresponding Author(s): Jaewon Lee E-mail: j343@inha.ac.kr

Abstract

Less attention has been given to the relationship between the consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages and sleep among adult men, even though they are a group that consumes a large amount of sugar-sweetened beverages and who has worse sleep duration than women. The purpose of the current study is to explore the association between the consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages and sleep duration and to investigate how the relationship differs by race and ethnicity among adult men. The current study employed a secondary dataset—the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1979 for Children and Young Adults. A total of 2609 participants were selected for analysis. A moderation model was employed to explore the moderating effect of race and ethnicity on the relationship between sugar-sweetened beverage consumption and sleep duration. The consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages among adult men was negatively related to their sleep duration (p < 0.01). The association between the consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages and sleep duration among adult men was moderated by Hispanic identity (p < 0.05). Unlike for White adult men, whose sleep duration may be significantly affected by the reduced consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages, addressing other factors such as stress associated with discrimination in the workplace or the job market may be more important to enhance Hispanic adult men’s sleep duration. Alternative options such as unsweetened teas, 100% fruit juice, or water may be emphasized in education may be emphasized to substitute at least some sugar-sweetened beverages to improve adult men’s poor sleep duration.


Keywords

Sugar-sweetened beverage; Sleep; Adult men; Race and ethnicity


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Jaewon Lee,Jennifer Allen. Sugar-sweetened beverage consumption and sleep duration among adult men: the role of race and ethnicity. Journal of Men's Health. 2023. 19(8);53-59.

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