You are here

SH-4 Data Details

Expand All

SH-4 Increase the proportion of adults who get sufficient sleep

About the Data: National

Description of the data source, numerator, denominator, survey questions, and other relevant details about the national estimate.

Data Source: 
National Health Interview Survey (NHIS); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics (CDC/NCHS)
Changed Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch: 
Yes
Measure: 
percent
Baseline (Year): 
69.6 (2008)
Target: 
70.8
Target-Setting Method: 
Minimal statistical significance
Target-Setting Method Justification: 
The target is the smallest improvement that results in a statistically significant difference when tested against the baseline value, assuming the same standard error for the target as for the baseline.
Numerator: 

Number of persons who get an average of at least the following number of hours of sleep per day for their age group: 8 or more hours for those aged 18-21 years and 7 or more hours for those aged 22 years and over

Denominator: 

Number of persons ages 18 and over

Comparable Healthy People 2010 Objective: 
Not applicable
Questions Used to Obtain the National Baseline Data: 

    From the 2008 National Health Interview Survey:

    [NUMERATOR:]

    On average, how many hours of sleep do you get in a 24-hour period?

    ______ Hours

Data Collection Frequency: 
Annual
Methodology Notes: 

    Participants were asked how many hours they sleep during a 24-hour period. The numerator data includes those participants reporting the following number of hours of sleep per day for their age group: 8+ hours for those aged 18-21 years and 7+ hours for those aged 22 years and over.

About the Data: State

Description of the data source, numerator, denominator, survey questions, and other relevant details about the state-level data.

Data Source: 
National Health Interview Survey (NHIS); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics (CDC/NCHS)
Measure: 
percent
Numerator: 

Number of persons who get an average of at least the following number of hours of sleep per day for their age group: 8 or more hours for those aged 18-21 years and 7 or more hours for those aged 22 years and over

Denominator: 

Number of persons ages 18 and over

Questions Used to Obtain the State Data: 

      From the 2008 National Health Interview Survey:

      [NUMERATOR:]

      On average, how many hours of sleep do you get in a 24-hour period?

      ______ Hours

Data Collection Frequency: 
Annual
Methodology Notes: 

      Participants were asked how many hours they sleep during a 24-hour period. The numerator data includes those participants reporting the following number of hours of sleep per day for their age group: 8+ hours for those aged 18-21 years and 7+ hours for those aged 22 years and over.

Revision History

Any change to the objective text, baseline, target, target-setting method or data source since the Healthy People 2020 launch.

Description of Changes Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch: 
In 2013, the target was revised from 70.9 to 70.8 percent due to a change in the rounding rules for target calculations of Minimal Statistical Significance.