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November 21, 2004

BehindTheMedspeak: 'Sleep in the City' - the best (and worst) cities for sleep in the U.S.


Bert Sperling, best known for his "Best Places" studies, did the survey.

He used data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and the U.S. Census Bureau.

You can read the details here.

Last Sunday's New York Times also delved into the story, perhaps because they'd been up all night and had nothing better to do.

Maybe they should instead strive for better sleep hygiene.

The best cities for sleep:

    1. Minneapolis , MN

    2. Anaheim, CA

    3. San Diego, CA

    4. Raleigh-Durham, NC

    5. Washington, DC

    6. Northern NJ

    7. Chicago, IL

    8. Boston, MA

    9. San Francisco, CA

    10. Kansas City, MO

The worst:

    1. Detroit, MI

    2. Cleveland, OH

    3. Nashville, TN

    4. Cincinnati, OH

    5. New Orleans, LA

    6. New York, NY

    7. Las Vegas, NV

    8. Miami, FL

    9. San Francisco, CA

    10. St. Louis, MO

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