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Beijing has the most young early birds

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MORE than 60 percent of people born in 1990s do not get enough sleep, with those living in Beijing among those waking up earliest, a survey shows.

Chinese Medical Doctor Association’s sleep medicine specialized committee released the data from the latest survey about sleeping patterns across the world on Sunday, three days before the 18th World Sleep Day on March 21, according to Beijing Evening News.

The survey on Chinese born in the 1990s showed their average sleep time is 7.5 hours. More than 60 percent of them have difficulty falling asleep and 12.2 percent suffer from insomnia.

About 31 percent of them take more than 30 minutes to fall asleep, and 0.9 percent need sleep medicine.

As for their sleep habits, 31.1 percent of post-90s people go to sleep late and wake up late, while 30.9 percent go to sleep late and wake up early and only 17.5 percent sleep early and wake up early. Moreover, only 28.2 percent wake up naturally.

(China Daily)