Percentage of Adults Who on Average Get Less Than 7 Hours of Sleep in a 24 Hour Period

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 3850 30.5 0.5 29.5 31.4
GENDER
Male 1708 31.0 0.7 29.6 32.5
Female 2142 29.9 0.7 28.6 31.2
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 251 28.6 1.7 25.2 31.9
25-34 years 518 36.0 1.4 33.3 38.8
35-44 years 552 33.7 1.3 31.1 36.2
45-54 years 755 34.9 1.2 32.6 37.1
55-64 years 863 29.0 0.9 27.2 30.8
65+ years 911 21.5 0.7 20.1 22.9
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 232 28.2 1.8 24.6 31.8
Non-Hispanic 3591 30.7 0.5 29.7 31.7
RACE
White only 3250 28.8 0.5 27.8 29.8
Black or African American only 235 46.0 2.6 40.9 51.2
Other race only 149 34.1 2.7 28.8 39.5
More than one race 118 54.2 3.9 46.5 61.9
EDUCATION
Less than high school 265 31.3 1.9 27.5 35.0
High school graduate or G.E.D 1130 30.8 0.9 29.0 32.6
Some college 1267 34.1 0.9 32.3 35.9
College graduate 1188 25.2 0.7 23.8 26.7
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 373 37.2 1.9 33.5 41.0
$15,000 to $24,999 643 37.0 1.4 34.2 39.8
$25,000 to $34,999 407 32.7 1.6 29.6 35.7
$35,000 to $49,999 546 30.6 1.3 28.1 33.1
$50,000 or more 1328 26.6 0.7 25.2 28.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 2234 32.2 0.7 30.9 33.5
Out of work 165 33.5 2.5 28.5 38.5
Homemaker/Student 303 26.4 1.6 23.3 29.4
Retired 738 21.1 0.8 19.6 22.7
Unable to work 375 46.4 2.1 42.1 50.6
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 843 22.8 0.9 21.1 24.5
1 to less than 20 hours 204 26.5 2.1 22.4 30.7
20 hours to less than 40 hours 478 31.7 1.4 28.9 34.5
40 hours to less than 60 hours 1614 32.1 0.8 30.6 33.6
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 2080 27.8 0.6 26.6 29.0
Divorced/Seperated 707 39.8 1.4 37.1 42.6
Widowed 417 27.6 1.3 25.0 30.2
Never married 624 33.4 1.4 30.7 36.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Living with a disability 1187 38.7 1.0 36.6 40.7
Living without a disability 2528 28.1 0.6 27.0 29.2
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 186 27.2 2.0 23.2 31.2
Rural 407 28.0 1.4 25.2 30.8
Densely-settled rural 676 31.8 1.2 29.4 34.2
Semi-Urban 682 35.2 1.3 32.7 37.8
Urban 1899 29.5 0.7 28.2 30.9
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Insured 3348 29.7 0.5 28.7 30.7
Uninsured 481 34.8 1.5 31.8 37.8
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 538 34.0 1.4 31.2 36.7
No diabetes 3299 30.0 0.5 29.0 31.0
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current Asthma 448 41.4 1.8 38.0 44.9
No current asthma 3363 29.3 0.5 28.3 30.3
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Have arthritis 1387 34.1 0.9 32.4 35.8
No arthritis 2445 29.2 0.6 28.0 30.3
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
14+ days mental health NOT good 574 55.1 1.9 51.4 58.7
<14 days mental health NOT good 3190 27.8 0.5 26.8 28.8
SMOKING STATUS
Current Smoker 823 43.2 1.3 40.6 45.8
Non-smoker 2873 27.8 0.5 26.7 28.8
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 1039 27.4 0.9 25.7 29.2
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 1236 29.0 0.8 27.4 30.6
Obese, BMI>=30 1318 35.8 0.9 33.9 37.6
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Participates in leisure time physical activity 2733 29.1 0.6 28.0 30.2
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 1108 34.7 1.0 32.7 36.7
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 516 31.7 1.3 29.1 34.3
Did not serve on active duty 3324 30.3 0.5 29.2 31.3

Numerator: Respondents who on average got less than 7 hours of sleep in a 24 hour period.
 
Denominator: All respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.