DTS Magazine

Down Time, Time Off, and Time Away

7 to 8 Average number of hours most adults need nightly
<6 Average number of sleep hours Americans get
<7 Average number of sleep hours Brits get
Sundays The night most people have trouble falling asleep
30% Percent of decrease in rates of heart attack for men who take annual vacations
50% decrease in rates of heart attack for women who take annual vacations
25% Americans who take no vacation time (31% of low‐wage earners)
138 Number of countries where people take more vacation time than Americans
$34.3 billion Amount in earned vacation time that Americans forfeited in 2011

Sources: Mayo Clinic, CDC’s National Health Interview survey, Harvard’s Corporate Sleep Health Summit, Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, US News, CNN, Money, Emily Furda, Fitness.

Comments
Campus News
Sep 15, 2020
Ed HerrelkoEd Herrelko
Dallas Theological Seminary Achieves Record Enrollment for Third Consecutive Year Dallas Theological Seminary Achieves Record Enrollment for Third Consecutive Year Sept. 15th, 2020 For the third year in a row, Dallas Theological Seminary set an enrollment...
Campus News
Jun 30, 2020
Raquel P. WrotenRaquel P. Wroten
Celebrating the Retirement of Dr. Mark L. Bailey after 19 Years as DTS President And we all, who with unveiled faces contemplate the Lord’s glory, are being transformed into his image with ever-increasing glory, which comes from the Lord, who is the...