July 20, 2006
An article reported in Japan’s Corporate News (JCN) lays out the results of a Tokiwa Pharmaceutical survey on sleep and lifestyle. The internet-based survey included 400 people, from teens to people in their 30s, and according to JCN, found the following:
• 46% said that they get up early in the morning and go to bed late at night.
• 31.5% responded that they get up late in the morning and go to bed late at night.
• 92.2% admit that they sometimes feel sleepy while working or attending classes.
• 18% said that they are early to bed and early to rise.
• 4.5% responded that they get up late and go to bed early.
The survey also asked participants about techniques used to resist tiredness. JCN reports, “66.7% said that they drink a cup of coffee or tea, followed by chewing gum (37.4%), washing their face (24.1%) and drinking beverages meant to eliminate drowsiness (8.9%).”
View the whole article at http://www.japancorp.net/Article.Asp?Art_ID=12861.