One in Ten Americans Are Chronically Sleep Deprived

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A U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) research study, released February 28, 2008, states that ten percent of adults are not getting sufficient rest or sleep every night. Chronic sleep loss and sleep disorders also raise the risk for additional health problems.

Further, the study found that 38 percent of the people surveyed did not get enough sleep in seven or more days during the month.

The CDC researchers took data from adults living in Delaware, Hawaii, New York, and Rhode Island and from information of a National Health Interview Study.

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