Share of U.S. high school students with short sleep duration as of 2015, by ethnicity

This statistic shows the percentage of high school students in the U.S. who slept less than 8 hours on an average school night as of 2016, by ethnicity. It was found that 70.2 percent of Hispanic high school students slept less than 8 hours a night.

Percentage of high school students in the U.S. who slept for less than 8 hours on an average school night as of 2015, by ethnicity

Percentage of students
White72%
Black76.5%
Hispanic70.2%
Asian79.3%
American Indian/Alaska Native75%
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Sources

Release date

January 2018

Region

United States

Survey time period

2015

Number of respondents

14,471 respondents

Age group

13-18 years

Special properties

30 states and 16 large urban school districts

Supplementary notes

"Short sleep duration defined as <9 hours for students aged 6–12 years and <8 hours for students aged 13–18 years."

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