Sleep Surveys and Research Data
Read about findings from our own sleep surveys and other trusted research data.
Apr 26th, 2022 •
Surprisingly, there is still a ton that we don’t know about sleep. Researchers have been hard at work to understand more about why we sleep, how we sleep, and the effects sleep has on our overall health. While science has come a long way, there is still plenty to uncover in the sleep science world.
Our editorial and research teams are always studying sleep behaviors, trends and other important topics related to sleep health. Below you will find all of our proprietary data from our own sleep surveys we’ve conducted, along with our take on recent discoveries in sleep research.
Proprietary Sleep Surveys by Mattress Advisor
It’s our goal to help you live your best days by getting your best night’s sleep, so naturally, we’re pretty curious about sleep patterns and trends. Here you can check out all of our findings from the sleep surveys we’ve conducted over the years. Many of our findings have also been featured in reputable publications.
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Sleep & Stress in the Time of COVID-19
We surveyed 2,000 Americans to learn about how COVID-19 stress has impacted sleeping habits and overall health in the global pandemic.
Best Cities for Sleep
We analyzed data for 500 of the largest U.S. cities to find out which cities are the best, and worst, for getting a good night's sleep. Considering factors relating to physical health, mental health, average commute times, and average temperature, we found the top cities for sleep in America.
Remote Work and Sleep
We surveyed 1,000 adults to learn about the relationship between your work environment and your sleep quality. Learn what we found and how it differs by gender, industry, and in the age of COVID-19.
What Keeps Americans Up at Night?
We surveyed 2,000 Americans to learn what's keeping people up at night. Learn about how COVID-19, environmental factors, and strange dreams are keeping people from a good night's sleep.
A Clean Bedroom
We surveyed over 1,000 adults to learn about people's bedroom hygiene and cleaning habits. Read to see how clean - or dirty - people can tolerate their bedroom being.
The Cost of a Parents’ Night Out
When you need to rest and take a break from the kids, a parent's night out date can be a great way to enjoy your city and connect with your partner. See how much a parents' night out date will cost in your city based off of our data analysis.
Most Popular Christmas Tradition in Each State
Everyone has a certain way they love to celebrate the holiday season. Learn which Christmas tradition is most popular in your state!
Boozing & Snoozing: How Alcohol Affects Sleep
We polled over 1,000 adults to learn about how alcohol impacts sleep quality and hangovers the next day. Read on to learn what we found.
Most Common Nightmares by State
We surveyed over 1,500 Americans to learn which nightmare is most common in your state. Learn yours and see fun facts about what may cause the communal fear.
What Your Zodiac Sign Says About Your Sleep Style
We polled over 1,000 adults to learn how your zodiac sign correlates to your sleeping style. Read what we found to see if you fit in with other members of your sign.
How Much Sleep the Holiday Season Steals from You
We surveyed over 1,000 adults on their sleep habits during the holidays to learn how sleep quality and quantity are affected in this season of the year and why.
Money Matters and Restlessness
Read this study to see how financial worry, specifically related to bills and maintaining one’s standard of living, takes a toll on people’s sleep and emotional well-being.
Sounds to Fall Asleep To
We scraped 20,000 Spotify playlists related to sleep and relaxation to learn which artists and songs soothe listeners most often.
The Great Sleep Debate
We surveyed over 1,000 employees to understand how they define “success” and the role sleep and energy play in achieving it.
Sleep After Trauma
We surveyed over 1,000 people who reported experiencing a traumatic life event that negatively impacted their sleep to better understand the relationship between traumatic events and sleep.
A Clean Sleep
Take a look at how often Americans change their bedding: what motivates them to sleep clean and what's their threshold for going "unwashed"?
Never Go to Bed Angry
We surveyed 1,013 people in a serious relationship to determine how they handled disagreements that remained unresolved at bedtime.
What Would You Give Up For Better Sleep?
We asked over 1,000 Americans what they would give up for better sleep, and how much sleep they’d give up for a better life.
Sleep and Relationship Satisfaction
We surveyed 1,000 Americans to learn how sleep affects relationship satisfaction. We studied couple's sleep quality, sex lives, and relationship satisfaction to understand the link between successfully sharing a bed and staying happy with a partner.
Sleep Lost While Traveling
How much sleep do Americans lose while traveling and how long does it take to get back to a normal sleep routine?
Does Using Your Phone at Night Really Harm Your Sleep?
What does using your smartphone before bed do to your sleep? Take a look at how different types of apps affect sleep quality.
Does Your Personality Influence Your Bedtime Habits?
We surveyed over 1,000 Americans to see what they do before going to sleep.
Which NFL Teams Do People Lose the Most Sleep Over?
We surveyed nearly 1,500 football fanatics to see which team has the most sleep-deprived supporters.
Sleeping Through the Semester
Read our study on how often college students are sleeping through class and what it's costing them - financially and otherwise.
Late Night Bites
Read our study on the most popular fast food restaurants for late-night binging and how far people are willing to go to fulfill the craving.
Naked at Night
We surveyed over 1,000 people to understand their clothing preferences at night and how this impacts sleep quality and relationship satisfaction.
Would You Give Up Sleep for More Sex?
How much sleep do people give up for sex? We surveyed over 1,000 people to find out.
How Long Does it Take to Get Comfortable Sleeping with a Partner?
At what point in a relationship are people comfortable spending the night with a significant other? We surveyed 1,000 people to find out.
What Does Sleeping with Your Pet Say About Your Romantic Relationships?
Does co-sleeping with your pets have an impact on romantic relationships? If you let your pet crawl under the covers with you, are you more likely to get hurt in a relationship or more likely to be the one to break it off? Read on to find out.
The Top Hotels for Sleep Quality in America
Sleeping in a hotel for even just a few nights can be quite disruptive to your sleep routine. Check out our breakdown of the best hotels for quality sleep to make sure your sleep health will not suffer on the road.
Additional Sleep Surveys and Research Data
We aren’t scientists, but we do stay in tune with what’s going on in the field of sleep research. There are new findings every week that uncover even more interesting findings about our sleep. Whether it’s related to sleep disorders, sleep patterns, or changing the future of how we sleep, we’ve covered it.
Take a look below to see the latest news in sleep health research.
Is Your Sweet Tooth Keeping You Awake?
Good news for insomniacs; bad news for sugar fans: A new study shows that you might not need expensive therapy or medicines to cure your insomnia.
Binge-watching Is Ruining Your Sleep
New research shows that binge-watching is contributing to sleep loss. Learn what happens to our brains when we watch our shows and why we just can’t turn them off.
Sleep Research Timeline
People have been studying sleep for millennia. Check out our sleep research timeline to see how the study of sleep has progressed through the years.
Check back on this page regularly to stay up to date on the latest and greatest in the world of sleep research and trends.