44% of Americans Are "Chronically Underslept" Because of This

This might explain why that guy in front of you keeps drifting in and out of his lane...

According to a new survey, 44% of working Americans are "chronically underslept" because of their job.  Only 13% say they NEVER miss out on sleep because of work. 

Here are four stats on how our jobs are messing with our sleep schedule . . .

1.  Younger workers are more likely to be underslept than anyone.  57% of 18 to 34-year-olds said they lose sleep because of work.  That's compared to 45% of people between 35 and 54, and just 29% of workers older than that.

2.  Guys are slightly more likely to lie awake in bed stressing about work-related stuff.  50% of men said they do it, compared to 40% of women.

3.  The five cities that are the most sleep-deprived because of work are Miami, Nashville, New York, Chicago, and San Francisco.  The cities where it's the LEAST common are Minneapolis, Cleveland, D.C., Pittsburgh, and San Diego.

4.  The top five work-related REASONS we miss out on sleep are:  Working too many hours . . . obsessing over a work-related issue . . . problems with a co-worker . . . worrying you might get fired . . . and having a nightmare of a boss. 

(PR Newswire)

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