Results for - Bedroom Survey, Part 1: The Bed

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Moving on from my bathroom survey, the next set of home surveys is about bedrooms, the room where most of us arguably spend the most time. The subject for today is beds. Please refrain from unwanted sexual comments.

1. What do you usually sleep on or in when you are at home?

Traditional bed: Bedframe with or without headboard and footboard
71%
1,772 votes
Four poster bed
5%
113 votes
Platform type bed
7%
170 votes
Waterbed
2%
41 votes
Bunk bed
1%
23 votes
Murphy bed
0%
7 votes
Futon
1%
23 votes
Sofa bed (sofa converts into a bed)
1%
23 votes
Inflatable mattress on the floor
0%
11 votes
Sleeping bag
0%
6 votes
Regular sofa (doesn't convert to a bed)
2%
51 votes
Bare floor
0%
7 votes
Hammock
0%
8 votes
Rock
0%
6 votes
Bed of Nails
0%
12 votes
Bed alcove built into home
0%
2 votes
Other (please specify)
3%
81 votes
Not Applicable
5%
135 votes
Metal prison bed
0%
9 votes
Anything I possibly could have missed?
  • My bathtub
  • Adjustable bed
  • Where is the bed located in proximity?

2. What size is your bed, if applicable?

Super King / King Plus
3%
82 votes
King
16%
408 votes
Queen
48%
1,189 votes
Double
16%
411 votes
Twin
7%
181 votes
Single (narrower than twin, rare)
1%
35 votes
Other (please specify)
1%
28 votes
Not Applicable
7%
166 votes

3. When you bed is fully made up and you're not sleeping on it, what is on it? I've tried to list the answers from the bottom up.

Box spring
51%
1,277 votes
Mattress
67%
1,668 votes
Memory foam or other foam separate from the mattress
15%
365 votes
Mattress pad or cover
41%
1,015 votes
Fitted sheet
66%
1,641 votes
Flat sheet(s)
53%
1,329 votes
Blanket
44%
1,108 votes
Comforter or duvet
50%
1,254 votes
Duvet Cover
8%
208 votes
Sleeping pillow(s)
57%
1,436 votes
Pillowcase(s)
56%
1,394 votes
Bedspread
19%
476 votes
Throw or Afghan
10%
251 votes
Throw pillows
16%
408 votes
Canopy
1%
15 votes
Bed skirt
15%
365 votes
Other (please specify)
2%
61 votes
Not Applicable
7%
184 votes
Anything I possibly could have missed?
  • Sleeping bag
  • My teddy bear
  • My dogs

4. I've heard that people who treat insomnia say that the bed should only be used for sleeping and being intimate, though I doubt many of us follow that rule. What else do you do in bed?

Read
40%
1,002 votes
Watch TV
43%
1,069 votes
Talk or message on phone, tablet or laptop
26%
652 votes
Use laptop, tablet or cellphone for activities other than conversation
24%
603 votes
Manual puzzles like crosswords
8%
197 votes
Smoke cigarettes or cannabis
6%
140 votes
Meditate, think or relax while awake
15%
364 votes
Listen to music
19%
465 votes
Entertain (pajama party?)
2%
47 votes
Use psychoactive drugs (go on a "trip")
1%
26 votes
Other (please specify)
2%
58 votes
Not Applicable
28%
689 votes

5. Do you like your bed to be cool or warm when you are sleeping? (Often a subject of disagreement among couples.)

Cooler
35%
872 votes
Moderate
40%
1,011 votes
Warmer
17%
413 votes
Not Applicable
8%
204 votes
01/29/2022 Living 2502 46 By: JohnInNorthYork
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