National Sleep Foundation 2014 Sleep In America Poll Finds Children Sleep Better When Parents Establish Rules, Limit Technology and Set a Good Example

Monday, March 3, 2014

plus or minus 4.0 percentage points, higher for subgroups such as parents of teens.

2014 Sleep in America® Poll Task Force

Helene A. Emsellem, MD (Chair)

The Center for Sleep & Wake Disorders and George Washington University Medical Center


Kristen L. Knutson, PhD (Poll Scholar)

University of Chicago


Orfeu M. Buxton, PhD

Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's Hospital


D. Sunshine Hillygus, PhD

Duke University


Monique K. LeBourgeois, PhD

University of Colorado Boulder


Hawley Montgomery-Downs, PhD

West Virginia University


Jim Spilsbury, PhD, MPH

Case Western Reserve University


The NSF began surveying American sleep health and behaviors in 1991 and releases the poll findings as part of its annual National Sleep Awareness Week ® campaign, held March 2-9, 2014, which culminates with the change to Daylight Saving Time on March 9. With the change of clocks, NSF encourages Americans not to lose an hour of sleep. Follow events on Facebook and Twitter @sleepfoundation.


About the National Sleep Foundation

The National Sleep Foundation is dedicated to improving health and well-being through sleep education and advocacy. It is well-known for its annual Sleep in America® poll. The Foundation is a charitable, educational and scientific not-for-profit organization located in Washington, DC. Its membership includes researchers and clinicians focused on sleep medicine, health professionals, patients, families affected by drowsy driving and more than 900 healthcare facilities.



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