CDC study links insufficient sleep to health-risk behaviors among teens

A study by researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that almost 70 percent of high school students reported getting less than eight hours of sleep on an average school night.  The study also found that insufficient sleep was associated with higher odds of many health-risk behaviors such as current use of cigarettes, marijuana and alcohol, as well as current sexual activity and having seriously considered attempting suicide.

2011-10-04T00:00:00+00:00 October 4th, 2011|Research|