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It's World Sleep Day: Who's not sleeping? [Map]

Hopefully you celebrated World Sleep Day by sleeping in.

If you didn't, you're among the millions of Americans who report getting insufficient sleep.

A 2009 study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that West Virginia had the highest portion of adults reporting too little sleep for at least 14 days in the preceding month. A whopping 52.6% of adults there said they didn't catch enough Zs.

Kentucky, Tennessee and Florida weren't far behind. See our graphic below, or mobile users can find it here.

North and South Dakota had the lowest percentage of adults reporting too little sleep with 34.5% and 34.8%, respectively. Maybe all that snow kept them indoors?

And with a lack of sleep linked to health issues, it's time for us to take action.

So, go on America, take a nap. And happy World Sleep Day.

Graphic Which state sleeps the least? West Virginia

Below is the state-by-state percentages. See where your state ranks.

Portion of adults reporting insufficient sleep for 14 of the previous 30 days:

  1. West Virginia - 52.6%
  2. Kentucky - 48.1%
  3. Tennessee - 47.4%
  4. Florida - 46.5%
  5. Oklahoma - 44.9%
  6. Louisiana - 44.2%
  7. Alabama - 43.4%
  8. Mississippi - 43.1%
  9. Delaware - 42.3%
  10. North Carolina - 42.2%
  11. Pennsylvania - 41.8%
  12. New York - 41.6%
  13. Missouri - 41.5%
  14. New Jersey - 41.4%
  15. Indiana - 41%
  16. South Carolina - 41%
  17. Ohio - 40.9%
  18. Massachusetts - 40.7%
  19. Maryland - 40.2%
  20. Alaska - 39.6%
  21. Nevada - 39.6%
  22. Hawaii - 39.5%
  23. New Hampshire - 39.4%
  24. New Mexico - 39.4%
  25. Michigan - 39.3%
  26. Connecticut - 39.2%
  27. Arkansas - 39.1%
  28. Maine - 39.1%
  29. Kansas - 38.8%
  30. Georgia - 38.3%
  31. Arizona - 38.2%
  32. Virginia - 38.2%
  33. Idaho - 38.1%
  34. Utah - 38%
  35. Washington - 38%
  36. Colorado - 37.3%
  37. California - 36.8%
  38. Rhode Island - 36.6%
  39. Wyoming - 36.6%
  40. Iowa - 36.4%
  41. Oregon - 36.4%
  42. Minnesota - 36.2%
  43. Texas - 36.2%
  44. Nebraska - 36.1%
  45. Illinois - 35.8%
  46. Vermont - 35.7%
  47. Montana - 35.5%
  48. Wisconsin - 35.2%
  49. South Dakota - 34.8%
  50. North Dakota - 34.5%

jonathan.schleuss@latimes.com

Twitter: @gaufre

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