The majority of Argentines choose television and social networks over sex

A survey carried out by the Public Opinion Studies Program of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences of the Interamerican Open University (UAI)I conclude that Argentinians have sleep problems. This is a study that revealed the behaviors of a daily habit and key to personal well-being.

under the world sleep day which is celebrated this March 17, the study seeks to raise awareness about a custom that is essential for quality of life. “It is known that biological sleep is a complex and essential process for leading a healthy life. According to data from the World Health Organization (WHO), premature sleep disorders to almost 40% of the world population”explained the report.

According to the data collected, those consulted affirmed in 52.7% who go to sleep after midnight and 42.9% who do so between 10 p.m. and 12 a.m.. “Besides, 73.8% stated that they wake up during the night (41.1% daily and sometimes another 32.7%). 26.2% said that they do not get up at dawn. This means that a large percentage does not sleep continuously during their rest hours,” the study added.

Regarding the number of hours of sleep, 57.8% stated that they sleep between 6 and 8 hourswhile 26.7% said they rested between 3 and 5 hours. 10.7% responded that they do it for more than eight hours and a minimum percentage of 4.8% less than three hours.

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Regarding the time they get out of bed, 55.4% of the answers indicated that it is between 6 and 8 in the morning. It followed: between 5 and 6 (19.1%); after 8 in the morning (18.4%) and before 5 (7.1%). When it comes to self-perception of sleep quality, those surveyed state that it is “good” (52%) and “very good” (16.2%). While 26.5% and 3.6% assured that it is “bad” and “very bad”, he announced the survey carried out on 1,000 people over 16 years of age in AMBA and Rosario, Santa Fe.

On the other hand, the events that the respondents highlighted and that they practiced before falling asleep were: watching television and using the social networks. Carrying out “sexual activities” was the third most chosen option.

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Among other figures collected in the study, 45.9% assured that they do not sleep after noon, although 37.1% stated that they do it “sometimes”. A nucleus of 17% that does rest during siesta time. “Of the latter, 51.8% sleep for less than an hour of nap and 43% between one and two hours,” the study clarified.

An important piece of information was the factors that influenced the moment of not being able to fall asleep. The economy (22.4%), work (16.7%) and family problems (15.4%) they topped the podium. To these variables, it is added that 40.2% of those surveyed stated that it costs them “a lot and a lot” to sleep, while 54.9% answered that “little or not at all”.

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Regarding the use of medicines, the adequate study that “49.6% sometimes take pills to help sleep, while 14% said they do it periodically. 36.4% said no.” And finally, the investigation revealed that “the majority of those who responded (46.3%) sleep with a partner. They were followed by those who sleep alone (34.4%), those who do it with their pet (9.4%) and those who share a bed with their partner and the pet (5.7%)”.


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