Why are women affected more than men?
Many health experts have considered stress and anxiety a regular part of everyone’s life during a pandemic. While this is true, a recent study found that women struggle more for their mental health than men.
To understand the extent of the impact of this epidemic on the world’s population, according to a report by “Onlymyhealth.com” researchers conducted a survey, where the results of this survey showed that COVID-19 has severely affected their mental health in women. Interestingly, another study found that unmarried men had a higher risk of death from the Corona virus.
The Seventh Gender Survey of 2020 describes mental health well-being, and according to the survey, while the percentage of anxiety and fatigue among men is 29%, women experience anxiety (49%) and fatigue (46%).
The survey found that about 44% of women were mentally affected by the epidemic, while only 32% of men experienced these symptoms. Seemingly.
Other differences between men and women
Additionally, other notable gender differences were seen in the following areas:
Binge eating or frequent binge eating episodes – 26% in females and 14% in males
Difficulty sleeping or insomnia – 32% in women and 23% in men
Work-life imbalance – 34% in women and 22% in men.
Excessive critical behavior – 28% women and 13% men.
Concerned about the health of family members – 31% females and 22% men.
Thus, this survey indicates that women are affected more than men due to the ongoing epidemic, and it is important for women to take care of their emotional and psychological well-being to be able to deal with the health of their family members.