The Cost of Poor Sleep: Workplace Productivity Loss and Associated Costs

  title={The Cost of Poor Sleep: Workplace Productivity Loss and Associated Costs},
  author={Mark R. Rosekind and Kevin B. Gregory and Melissa M. Mallis and Summer L. Brandt and Brian Seal and Debra Lerner},
  journal={Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine},
Objective: To assess the impact of sleep disturbances on work performance/productivity. Methods: Employees (N = 4188) at four US corporations were surveyed about sleep patterns and completed the Work Limitations Questionnaire. Respondents were classified into four categories: insomnia, insufficient sleep syndrome, at-risk, and good sleep. Employer costs related to productivity changes were estimated through the Work Limitations Questionnaire. Performance/productivity, safety, and treatment… 

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