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Some information is available online regarding the epidemiology of insomnia and can be accessed below.

Insomnia Overview

Epidemiology: Insomnia

Insomnia is a very common sleep disorder, and some studies show that approximately 1 in 3 adults occasionally suffers from insomnia. One in 10 adults in the general population have chronic insomnia. The prevalence is as high as 1 in 2 in clinical populations where the prevalence of chronic medical and psychiatric conditions associated with insomnia is substantially higher.

Prevalence Related to Ethnicity

Insomnia can occur across any ethnicity and has thus far not been shown to be more common in one race over another.

Prevalence Related to Gender

Insomnia is more prevalent in women than men.

Prevalence Related to Age

The prevalence of insomnia increases with age.

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