U.S. adults experience consequences of not getting enough sleep 2013

This statistic displays the proportion of U.S. adults that reported select consequences based on whether or not they receive at least 8 hours of sleep per night as of 2013. Of those who received less than 8 hours of sleep per night, 40 percent reported that stress has increased in the past year. However, stress can impact overall health despite a lack of awareness. High stress can weaken the immune system and cause exhaustion in the body. Work is one of the most common sources of stress for adults.

Stress and other negative symptoms due to lack of sleep among U.S. adults in 2013

Adults who get fewer than 8 hours of sleep a nightAdults who get at least 8 hours of sleep a night
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Release date

February 2014


United States

Survey time period

August 3 to 31, 2013

Number of respondents

1,950 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Adults who get fewer than 8 hours a night n=1,374; adults who get at least 8 hours a night n=576.

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