- Every year chronic sleeplessness makes an American lose 11.3 days or $2280 in terms of productivity.
- According to the September 1 issue of Sleep journal, this is costing the nature a total of 252.7 days and $63.2 billion.
- Americans and not missing work but they are achieving less because of daytime fatigue.
- The statistical figures are a result of computation done from a national sampling size of 7428 employees and part of the larger American Insomnia Study. Earlier studies involved smaller sample size.
- Insomnia is lower (14.3%) among people who are 65 years or age and older.
- It is higher in working women (27.1%) than men (19.7%)
- Because insomnia is still not conserved as an illness, employers tend to ignore its consequences.
- Those with high school education (25.3 percent) or some college education (26.4 percent) displayed higher rates of existing insomnia
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