Adults Reporting Selected Sleep Behaviors in 12 States by Characteristics. Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, United States, 2009.

  1. Age. 18 to <25 years: 43.7% unintentionally fell asleep during day at least once in the past month; 4.5% nodded off or fell asleep while driving in the past month. 25 to <35 years: 36.1%; 7.2%. 35 to <45 years: 34.0%; 5.7%. 45 to <55 years 35.3%; 3.9%. 55 to <65 years: 36.5%; 3.1%. ≥65 years: 44.6%; 2.0%.
  2. Race/Ethnicity. White non-Hispanic: 33.4%; 3.2%. Black non-Hispanic: 52.4%; 6.5%. Hispanic: 41.9%; 6.3%. Other non-Hispanic: 41.0%; 7.2%.
  3. Sex. Male: 38.4%; 5.8%. Female: 37.3%; 3.5%.