Women more affected by current crisis than men according to the CSO

The well-being of women is more adversely impacted by the Covid-19 crisis than men.

A CSO survey carried out last month shows that 38 per cent of woman are feeling downhearted and depressed, compared to just over a quarter of men.

Meanwhile the percentage of woman who said they have a low life-satisfaction has more than doubled from 15 per cent in 2013 to almost 37 per cent.

A greater number of women also said they were extremely concerned about their own health, somebody else’s health and maintaining social ties during the pandemic.

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