Sleep Quiz: You Snooze, You Lose

January 28, 2016

Physicians who aren't alert to the perils of sleep deprivation may not be able to give patients the advice they need. Take this test as a wake-up call.

Persons with sleep insufficiency are more likely to have chronic diseases and a variety of other health problems. Mortality is increased, and quality of life and productivity are diminished.

If you do not stay alert to the perils of sleep deprivation, you may not be able to give patients the good advice they need. Take this test as a wake-up call.

Note: If you would like more information on any of the questions, a link to the original article, “Negative 40 Winks: 10 Facts About Sleep Deprivation,” is provided on the last page of the quiz.

 

Question 1:

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The correct answer is C. 50 to 70 million

 

Question 2:

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The correct answer is D. 45%

 

Question 3:

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The correct answer is A. 42 min vs 14 min

 

Question 4.

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The correct answer is B. Obesity

 

Question 5.

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The correct answer is A. True

 

Question 6.

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The correct answer is A. Partial sleep loss from sleep continuity disruption

 

Question 7.

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The correct answer is D. Only during night, 20%; only during day, 40%; during day and night, 35%

 

Question 8.

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The correct answer is B. ≥ 7 hr/night

For more information on all questions and answers, please visit  “Negative 40 Winks: 10 Facts About Sleep Deprivation.”

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