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Sleep Disorders* Among Adults Aged 18 and Older, by Age and Sex, 2005–2008

Sleep Disorders Among Adults Aged 18 and Older, by Age and Sex, 2005–2008
Age Group Percent of Adults
Female Male

*Reported that a health professional has ever told them they have a sleep disorder: this may include insomnia, restless legs, sleep apnea and other conditions.

Source II.2: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey

Total 6.8 8.0
18-24 Years 4.9 3.1
25-44 Years 5.4 6.2
45-64 Years 9.3 10.9
65 Years and Older 6.4 10.5

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