Sleep Number® Facts
Although most people disagree about the proper firmness of a mattress, nearly everyone needs a good night's sleep.
- Nearly two-thirds of American adults experience a sleep problem a few nights per week or more, according to the National Sleep Foundation.
- Forty-three percent of adults reported that they are so sleepy during the day that it interferes with their daily activities.
- An estimated 100 million Americans suffer from sleep deprivation.
Research indicates that a good mattress can improve the quality of a person's sleep. Studies sponsored by Select Comfort at Stanford University and Duke University compared a night's sleep on a Sleep Number® Bed by Select Comfort™ to that of premium innerspring mattresses:
- Eighty-seven percent of test subjects fell asleep faster and experienced deeper sleep on a Sleep Number® bed.
- Seventy-seven percent reported increased energy and 67 percent indicated reduced daytime sleepiness on a Sleep Number® bed.
- Ninety-three percent of participants experienced back pain relief on a Sleep Number® bed.
In a similar study sponsored by Select Comfort and conducted by the Sister Kenny Institute at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis, researchers compared people's experiences on a Sleep Number® bed to that of an innerspring mattress:
- Eighty-nine percent reported improved sleep quality.
- Sixty-seven percent reported reduced daytime sleepiness.
- Sixty-two percent reported improved general health.