Social network analysis of group position, popularity, and sleep behaviors among U.S. adolescents.

Affiliation

Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA; Division of Sleep and Circadian Disorders, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

Studies have documented the salience of social networks for a range of health outcomes and behaviors among adolescents, but sleep has received far less attention. We examined whether adolescents' network positions relative to cohesive friendship groups and popularity among peers are associated with their sleep behaviors and whether the associations differ by gender.

Keywords

Adolescents,Gender,Group positions,Popularity,Sleep,Social networks,United States,

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