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National Survey Shows 75 Percent of Americans Don’t Get Enough Sleep; 58 Percent Wish They Knew More about Improving Sleep Quality, Yet Only 16 Percent Track Sleep
Sleep Number Invites People to #CommitToSleep during Better Sleep Month
According to a new Sleep Numberstudy conducted by an independent research firm, Americans sleep an average of 6.7 hours per night (experts recommend eight). But, only 5.68 hours of that are considered restful. If that’s not enough to make you want to take a nap, 41 percent report they get four hours or less of restful sleep per night.
States getting the least amount of sleep are:
- Oklahoma (6.36 hours)
States that get the most sleep, but still don’t hit the recommended eight hours, are:
New Hampshire(7.06 hours)
“You spend one third of your life in your bed, and the more you
individualize your bed and bedding the better you will sleep,” says
Americans Want to Improve Sleep Quality, but Don’t Track Their Sleep
According to the study, more than half of people (58 percent) wish they knew more about improving their sleep quality, with
Sleep Number is dedicated to helping people improve their sleep, and offers the only bed with SleepIQ® technology that lets couples track and optimize their sleep. With SleepIQ, you’re empowered to make changes for your best sleep. Whether it’s changing the level of comfort and support of your bed – your Sleep Number® setting – or making adjustments to things like your diet and exercise, SleepIQ tells you what’s working. To learn more about how SleepIQ technology can give you the knowledge to adjust for your best sleep, visit www.Sleepnumber.com/SleepIQ.
#CommitToSleep for Better Sleep Month
Sleep Number understands the daily challenges and barriers to getting proper sleep, and knows it can take 30 days to start a new habit. In honor of Better Sleep Month, it is offering several tools to help people adopt healthier sleep routines, and invites America to join it in its commitment to know better sleep. Fans are encouraged to share their commitment to improving one sleep habit for a chance to win the ultimate sleep experience from Sleep Number (valued at
To be eligible, commitments must be shared on Twitter during May using #CommitToSleepSweeps. Fans also can enter at www.Sleepnumber.com/CommitToSleep.
- A full media kit can be found here: www.Sleepnumber.new-media-release.com/better_sleep_month/
- More national and state-by-state data can be found here: www.Sleepnumber.com/CommitToSleep
SLEEP NUMBER, a sleep innovation leader, delivers unparalleled sleep experiences by offering high-quality, innovative sleep products and services. The company is the exclusive designer, manufacturer, marketer, retailer and servicer of a complete line of Sleep Number® beds including our newest addition, the SleepIQ Kids™ bed. Only the Sleep Number bed offers SleepIQ® technology – proprietary sensor technology that works directly with the bed’s DualAir™ system to track and monitor each individual’s sleep. SleepIQ technology communicates how you slept and what adjustments you can make to optimize your sleep and improve your daily life. Sleep Number also offers a full line of exclusive sleep products including FlexFit™ adjustable bases and Sleep Number® pillows, sheets and other bedding products. Consumers also benefit from a unique, value-added retail experience at one of the more than 460 Sleep Number® stores across the country, online at SleepNumber.com, or via phone at (800) Sleep Number or (800) 753-3768.
Sleep Number’s national sleep study surveyed 1,057 members of GfK’s