Most Americans Don’t Get Eight Hours Sleep Nightly
Despite believing that a good night’s sleep is important, most Americans say they get less than eight hours sleep on most weeknights.
The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 38% of American Adults report getting about eight hours sleep on most weeknights, while 53% get less than that. Another six percent (6%) say they usually get more than eight hours sleep. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 U.S. American Adults was conducted on May 19 and 22, 2022 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.
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