How Common Is Insomnia?
Insomnia is very common and can affect people at any stage
in life. It affects up to 10 to 15 out of 100 adults.1 It is more common in women and
One study reported that about 20 out of 100
children has insomnia.2
Fogel J (2003). Behavioral treatments for insomnia in
primary care settings. Topics in Advanced Practice Nursing eJournal, 3(4).
Archbold KH, et al. (2002). Symptoms of sleep
disturbances among children at two general pediatric clinics. Journal of Pediatrics, 140(1): 97–102.
|By: ||Healthwise Staff ||Last Revised: December 1, 2011|
|Medical Review: ||Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine|
Lisa S. Weinstock, MD - Psychiatry
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