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How Much Sleep Do Fitbit Users Really Get? A New Study Finds Out

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The Sleep Sweet Spot

The average Fitbit user:

  • Is in bed for 7hours, 33 minutes per night
  • Sleeps only 6 hours, 38 minutes
  • Spends 55 minutes in a restless or awake state.

People who sleep less than 5 hours a night don't get enough deep sleep. Deep sleep is imp...

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The Gender Sleep Gap

Among Fitbit users:

  • Women get about 25 minutes more sleep on average.
  • Men get a slightly higher percentage of deep sleep than women until around age 55. Then women get more deep sleep.
  • Women get 10 more minutes per night REM sleep.

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The Generational Divide

When it comes to Fitbit users:

  • Generation Z goes to sleep the latest, but they sleep longer.
  • Baby Boomers sleep the least, averaging 6 hours and 33 minutes per night.
  • REM and light sleep stay reasonably stable throughout a person's life.
  • ...

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