Stress & Sleep

Starting every day with a good night's sleep is important year round. The Better Sleep Council (BSC) conducted a sleep and stress survey to find out what keeps Americans up at night. This year's findings revealed a range of insights on Americans' stress and sleep cycles. Here are some of the results:

Who is More Stressed?

  • 26% of women report trouble sleeping at least once a week compared to only 16% of men
  • 19% of individuals ages 45-64 admit to losing sleep due to stress a few nights per week

The survey also focused on women's wellness and the results show an interesting paradigm in how women approach their own health.

  • 27% of women say sleep is the most important component to their overall well-being
  • 16% of women would try getting a good night's sleep to improve their overall wellness
  • 31% of suburban moms are likely to make sleep a priority
  • 50% of women with children agree that sleep is the best way to recharge, nine points higher than women without children
  • 45% of women agree they feel most refreshed after a good night's sleep 26% of women are likely to invest in a mattress as an in-home wellness item