Do your childhood drinking habits affect the way you sleep later in life?

“We do have data from the 1920s about the children’s bedtime environments,” Friedman told TODAY via email. “So perhaps we would be able to see how such things relate to later health, sleep and longevity.”

The survey found that of the respondents who slept with a stuffed animals, 72 percent said they toss and turn as adults. But people who slept with stuffed animals were the least likely to snore now.

In addition to these factors, the survey asked people how they would feel about being with someone who still slept with a stuffed animal.

“I thought when you stop sleeping with these security items is interesting,” said Johnson. “And what about the people who don’t? How does that affect them?”

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