Milan Veljković, Miljana Stratijev, Snežana Živković

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This paper studied circadian rhythms, perceived stress and sleep quality among workers in the industrial sector, with particular emphasis on gender differences in these parameters. The results showed statistically significant differences between men and women in circadianity, with men having a greater preference for the evening type of activity and sleep. Also, women showed higher scores in perceived stress and poorer sleep quality compared to men. These studies provide a deeper insight into the specific needs of industrial workers with regard to circadian rhythms, stress and sleep quality, taking into account gender differences. The implications of these findings highlight the need to adapt work environments, shift schedules, and support practices to ensure better adaptation of work conditions to individual circadian preferences and reduce woman-specific stressors. Additional research can provide deeper understanding into the causes of these differences and inform the development of targeted interventions to improve the health and well-being of workers in the industrial sector.


Gender Differences, Industrial Workers, MEQ, Circadian Rhythms, Perceived Stress, Sleep quality

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