Friday, October 30, 2009

Sleep study-Best and Worst States for Sleep

If you do not sleep enough, you're in good company. More than 11 percent of adults said that not a day if enough shuteyes, the researchers reported in the previous month.

A study by the CDC to recognize when people are most and the least asleep throughout the country.
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McKnight-Eily, der US-amerikanischen Centers of Disease Control and Prevention.

He and his colleagues, their findings on Oct. 30 issue of Morbidity and Mortality of CDC Weekly Report (MMWR).

Overall, only 31 percent of respondents said they had acquired enough sleep every day last month, according to 2008 data from the CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, which some 404,000 people in 50 countries surveyed the District of Columbia and three island nations.

The importance of chronic sleep deprivation insufficiently recognized as a public health problem, although many problems associated with physical and mental health, injury, loss of productivity and mortality, McKnight-Eily and his colleagues report.

Help is on May RelatedInsomnia Webwatch: Having trouble sleeping; WATCH: Can you cure insomnia? Operations data from previous surveys which showed that 30 percent of American adults sleep less than seven hours each night on average and that 50 with 70 million years insomnia.

In research on many issues asked about the number of days in the last 30 have said enough sleep and relaxation: zero, one to 13, 14 to 29 or 30 days.

The researchers found significant geographical differences: the countries of South East had the highest percentage of people said that it is never enough sleep the previous month.

West Virginia topped the list with 19.3 percent of respondents were not enough sleep for the entire month. Other states with high numbers of this category of at least 13.1 percent of the reports lack of sleep daily, Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Missouri and Oklahoma.

Changes in the proportion of people who get enough sleep each day showed a different trend. Some 27.6 percent of West Virginia and 29.4 percent of respondents in North Dakota were in this category.

The CDC researchers had no direct explanation of the geographical configuration, but there are many other factors to predict sleep on poor: unemployment, disability, lack of college education and a relationship with divorce, separation or death.

RelatedWATCH: Michael Jackson: Desperate for SleepDiabetics: Beware of Sleep-opening ApneaEye Sleep SolutionsOf these factors, the inability to get to work, the strongest results, with about 26 percent of these people do not say enough sleep is not a statement for the month and another 22 percent have slept for at least 14 days.

Nearly 51 percent of respondents in Puerto Rico said they have never had problems sleeping, while the state has the lowest percentage of satisfied sleepers Ohio, with 27.1 percent.

The authors proposed an MMWR editorial noted that doctors often ask patients about their sleep habits and problems of these important reports should be aware of behavioral strategies to improve sleep.

It may be justified in patients with severe or persistent, medications and referrals to specialists, sleep, says the editorial.

The MMWR editors that changes at the operational factors such as the prevalence can be rotated and / or extensive changes, other factors such as depression and obesity, which could also affect sleep on.

Women were slightly more likely than men to report never having enough sleep (12.4 per cent by 9.9 per cent).

People aged 65 and over were more satisfied with their sleep, with 57 percent saying eat every day, and only 7 percent report lack of sleep daily.

Limitations of the report include the fact that the investigation was based on a subjective interpretation of sleep and rest respondents, which means that the results are not directly comparable with the study goal during sleep.

In addition, research conducted by telephone, and therefore excluded some important groups, including those mentioned in institutional homes no landline.

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