Sleep in America® Polls

The Sleep in America® Poll is the National Sleep Foundation’s premier annual review of current sleep topics. The poll was first conducted in 1991 and has been produced by Langer Research Associates since 2018.

Sleep in America® Poll 2023

National Sleep Foundation’s 2023 Sleep in America® Poll shows sleep health is strongly associated with mental health in the general population.

Results show that many Americans who are dissatisfied with their sleep also experience mild or greater levels of depressive symptoms. In addition, nearly all American adults with very good overall sleep health have no significant depressive symptoms.

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Sleep in America® Poll 2022

National Sleep Foundation’s 2022 Sleep in America® Poll shows significant opportunities to improve daily activities that are associated with a range of positive sleep and health outcomes.

Sleep in America® Poll 2021

National Sleep Foundation’s 2021 Sleep in America® Poll shows gaps between public sentiment and the effects of clock change. In the National Sleep Foundation’s national, random-sample survey, over 70 percent of those in Daylight Saving Time-observing states said time changes aren’t a problem for them in either direction.

Sleep in America® Poll 2020

The 2020 poll, administered alongside the Sleep Health Index, explored mood and coping with sleepiness. The poll found that Americans feel sleepy on average three times a week with impacts on activities, mood, and acuity.

Additional Sleep in America® Poll Topics

2019 Sleep Health & Scheduling
2018 Sleep and Effectiveness
2015 Sleep and Pain
2014 Sleep in the Modern Family
2013 International Bedroom Poll
2013 Exercise and Sleep
2012 Transportation Workers’ Sleep
2012 Bedroom Poll
2011 Poll, Technology and Sleep
2011 Bedroom Poll
2010 Sleep and Ethnicity
2009 Health and Safety
2008 Sleep, Performance and the Workplace
2007 Women and Sleep
2006 Teens and Sleep
2005 Adult Sleep Habits and Styles
2004 Children and Sleep
2003 Sleep and Aging
2002 Adult Sleep Habits


To inquire about historical Poll data, please email Learn more about NSF’s Vice President of Research and Scientific Affairs, Joseph Dzierzewski, PhD.