Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

Healthy People 2020


Healthy People 2020 provides 10-year national objectives for promoting health and preventing disease. Below are the objectives as they pertain to sleep and sleep disorders.

  • Increase the proportion of persons with symptoms of obstructive sleep apnea who seek medical evaluation
  • Reduce the rate of vehicular crashes per 100 million miles traveled that are due to drowsy driving
  • Increase the proportion of students in grades 9 through 12 who get sufficient sleep
  • Increase the proportion of adults who get sufficient sleep