3.3 million suffer insomnia.
Ottawa -- An estimated 3.3 million Canadians aged 15 or older, or about one in every seven, have problems going to sleep or staying asleep, and thus are considered to have insomnia insomnia, abnormal wakefulness or inability to sleep. The condition may result from illness or physical discomfort, or it may be caused by stimulants such as coffee or drugs. However, frequently some psychological factor, such as worry or tension, is the cause. , according to according to
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3. a study of Health Reports published by Statistics Canada. Based on the 2002 Canadian Community Health Survey the article reports that under one-fifth (18%) of these people average less than five hours of sleep a night. In contrast, only 2% of people who did not have insomnia reported less than five hours of sleep per night. The study found close ties between insomnia and stress, as well as chronic conditions such as arthritis that involve pain. Other factors noted were: physical and mental health, lifestyle and socio-economic conditions.
There are no standard criteria for defining insomnia, although the most common definitions are based on frequency. For the CCHS CCHS Cleveland Clinic Health System
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CCHS Congenital Central Hypoventilation Syndrome
CCHS Catholic Central High School , respondents In the context of marketing research, a representative sample drawn from a larger population of people from whom information is collected and used to develop or confirm marketing strategy. were asked how often they had trouble going to sleep or staying asleep. Those who answered either "most of the time" or "all of the time" were considered to have insomnia. A link between obesity obesity, condition resulting from excessive storage of fat in the body. Obesity has been defined as a weight more than 20% above what is considered normal according to standard age, height, and weight tables, or by a complex formula known as the body mass index. and insomnia was also found.