Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveals the relationship between income and sleep is linear and positive, as reported by The Washington Post.

The new CDC data illustrate how these burdens — like so many of our public health problems — fall disproportionately on the poor. The popular perception — particularly in the upper echelons of the income distribution — is that “the poor have it easy.” But these numbers add to the already large body of evidence showing that the very opposite is true.

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