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See the real statistics on sleep disorder

Arm yourself with knowledge in the battle against sleep disorders. Read through the stats below to learn more about your particular sleep disorder and about sleep patterns in general. If you believe that you are suffering from a sleep disorder, contact our accredited center today to book an appointment.

Get the fact on sleep disturbances

      Insomnia statistics

  • 20%-40% of all adults have insomnia in the course of any year

  • 1 out of 3 people have insomnia at some point in their lives

  • Over 70 million Americans suffer from disorders of sleep and wakefulness

  • Of those, 60% have a chronic disorder


      Sleep apnea statistics

  • Over 18 million Americans suffer from sleep apnea

  • An estimated 10 million Americans remain undiagnosed

  • Over 50% of all apnea cases are diagnosed in people aged 40 and over

  • More prevalent in men than women

  • 4 to 9% of middle-aged men suffer from apnea

  • 2 to 4% of middle-aged women suffer from apnea


      Narcolepsy statistics

  • Affects as many as 200,000 Americans

  • Fewer than 50,000 are diagnosed

  • 8 to 12% have a close relative with the disease

  • Affects men slightly more than women

  • 20 to 25% of people with narcolepsy have all four symptoms (excessive daytime sleepiness, sudden loss of muscle function, sleep paralysis, hallucinations)


      Restless leg syndrome statistics

  • Affects as many as 10% of Americans

  • Can begin at an early age and worsens with age

  • Pregnancy or hormonal changes can temporarily worsen this disorder


      Children and sleep statistics

  • Over 2 million children suffer from sleep disorders

  • Estimated that 30 to 40% of children to not sleep enough

  • Children require an average of 9 to 10 hours of sleep each night


      Women and sleep statistics

  • Women are twice as likely as men to have difficulty falling and staying asleep

  • Pregnancy can worsen sleep patterns

  • Menopause and hormone changes cause changes in sleep


      Older adult statistics

  • Over half of those over the age of 65 experience disturbed sleep

  • Those over 65 make up about 13% of the US population, but consume over 30% of prescription drug and 40% of sleeping pills


      General statistics

  • Adults require an average of 8 to 8.5 hours of sleep each night

  • Sleep problems add an estimated $15.9 billion to national health care costs

  • 84 classifications of sleep disorders exist

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As indicated by the statistics above, many Americans suffer from sleep disorders. You aren't alone! The more we know about these disorders, the better we can treat them.

Sleep Diagnostic Center has been serving you faithfully since 1997.

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