Results for - Sleeping Patterns and Habits

1,720 voters participated in this survey

Our society revolves around a monophasic sleeping pattern. This however isn't the only sleeping pattern available.

1. A monophasic sleeping pattern is when you sleep once a day (at least 7 hours) with no naps. Do you follow this sleeping pattern?

Yes
49%
849 votes
No
39%
678 votes
N/A
11%
193 votes

2. Are you aware of sleeping patterns other than the monophasic?

Yes
26%
440 votes
No
59%
1,017 votes
Not Applicable
15%
263 votes

3. What other sleeping patterns are you aware of?

Biphasic Pattern
14%
239 votes
Polyphasic Pattern
14%
238 votes
Not applicable
77%
1,324 votes
Other (please specify)
2%
34 votes

4. A successful monophasic pattern requires you to do certain things in order to get a good night's sleep. Which one of these do you do? Please select all that apply.

Sleep and awake up at about (give or take 15 minutes) the same time everyday.
32%
548 votes
Keep a sleeping journal in order to record your habits and dreams.
4%
69 votes
Sleep at least 7 hours a night.
41%
712 votes
None
38%
645 votes

5. An average adult requires at least 7.5 hours of sleep a night in order to function properly the following day. On average, how many hours of sleep do you get a night?

Less than 5 hours
8%
140 votes
5 hours
11%
181 votes
6 hours
19%
324 votes
7 hours
25%
435 votes
8 hours
20%
342 votes
9 hours
4%
72 votes
10 hours
2%
27 votes
More than 10 hours
1%
16 votes
N/A
11%
183 votes

6. If you do not get 7.5 hours of sleep per night, what stops you from doing so? Please select all that apply.

Family
13%
232 votes
Friends
4%
69 votes
Electronics (TV, phone, etc.)
13%
218 votes
Busy schedule
16%
269 votes
Work
11%
194 votes
Stress
31%
536 votes
Other (please specify)
11%
185 votes
Not Applicable
35%
610 votes

7. Do you sleep in on the weekends?

Yes
40%
682 votes
No
46%
783 votes
Not Applicable
15%
255 votes

8. On average, how many extra hours of sleep do you get on the weekends?

1 hour
18%
308 votes
2 hours
16%
283 votes
3 hours
8%
129 votes
4 hours
4%
71 votes
More than 4 hours
7%
114 votes
Not applicable
47%
815 votes

9. When do you think you get a better night's sleep?

Weekdays
12%
205 votes
Weekends
32%
553 votes
Undecided
28%
488 votes
N/A
28%
474 votes

10. A biphasic sleeping pattern consists of 1 long night sleep with an added 30 - 90 minute afternoon nap. How attainable do you think this is? (1=Difficult, 5=Easy)

1
21%
359 votes
2
11%
193 votes
3
19%
330 votes
4
10%
168 votes
5
11%
189 votes
N/A
28%
481 votes

11. Would you consider following this sleeping pattern?

Yes
27%
460 votes
No
33%
560 votes
Undecided
21%
357 votes
Not Applicable
20%
343 votes

12. A polyphasic pattern consists of multiple naps a day. Examples of this are the Everyman (1 main 3 hour sleep + 3 20 minute naps), the Uberman (6 30 minute naps a day), and the Dymaxion (3 30 minute naps a day). Would you consider following one of these patterns?

Yes
10%
168 votes
No
51%
879 votes
Undecided
16%
279 votes
Not Applicable
23%
394 votes

13. If so, which one(s) would you consider following? (You can select more than one)

Everyman
11%
196 votes
Uberman
6%
110 votes
Dymaxion
5%
81 votes
Not Applicable
80%
1,379 votes

14. Out of the three, which one do you think would be the most attainable?

Everyman
19%
333 votes
Uberman
7%
127 votes
Dymaxion
6%
97 votes
N/A
68%
1,163 votes

15. How attainable do you think the everyman pattern is? (1=Difficult, 5=Easy)

1
20%
348 votes
2
10%
167 votes
3
18%
302 votes
4
7%
117 votes
5
4%
76 votes
N/A
41%
710 votes

16. How attainable do you think the uberman pattern is? (1=Difficult, 5=Easy)

1
24%
405 votes
2
11%
183 votes
3
16%
272 votes
4
5%
88 votes
5
4%
61 votes
N/A
41%
711 votes

17. How attainable do you think the dymaxion pattern is? (1=Difficult, 5=Easy)

1
25%
428 votes
2
8%
145 votes
3
14%
239 votes
4
6%
111 votes
5
5%
79 votes
N/A
42%
718 votes
12/01/2015 Health & Fitness 1720 65 By: Bbpm

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