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Most In U.S. Would Prefer Sleep Over Sex

ALEXANDRIA, Va., (UPI) — Sixty-one percent of U.S. adults — 79 percent of women — would rather get a good night’s sleep than have sex, a U.S. survey indicates.

The survey by the Better Sleep Council found that nearly half of Americans fall asleep somewhere other than their bed at least once a week, and about 11 percent fall asleep somewhere other than their bed every day — some in dangerous places.

“We were stunned by some of the survey responses,” Karin Mahoney, director of communications for the Better Sleep Council, said in a statement. “One man fell asleep on a rooftop. Another man fell asleep while interviewing a job candidate. There was a teacher who fell asleep at the podium in front of her class. Clearly, people are sleeping just about everywhere except where they should be — in their own beds.”

However, 77 percent of people surveyed said they’d give up something to get a better night’s sleep. Thirty-one percent said they would give up watching TV, 23 percent would give up time spent on computers and social media, while16 percent would give up either exercise or going to church.

“People who don’t get enough sleep can suffer from poor performance at work or school to depression, diabetes, heart disease and other ailments,” Mahoney said.

No survey details were provided.

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