Child Sleep Quality

The Michael & Susan Dell Center for Healthy Living is developing a series of reports, Healthy Children, Healthy State, to raise awareness of child health risk factors in order to develop new programs and actions, and to build on current initiatives in Texas. The Child Sleep Quality in Texas one-pager showcases the current state of sleep for children in Texas.

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35% of 2nd graders have electronic devices in their bedroom compared to 79% of 11th graders. We must improve child sleep quality in Texas. Learn more at go.uth.edu/TexasChildHealth #HealthyChildrenHealthyState

A lack of sleep is a health hazard for children.. We must improve child sleep quality in Texas. Learn more at go.uth.edu/TexasChildHealth #HealthyChildrenHealthyState



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In 2nd grader, 40% of Hispanics do not have a regular bedtime compared to 21% of African Americans and 24% of White/Other Ethnicity. We must improve child sleep quality in Texas. Learn more at go.uth.edu/TexasChildHealth

A lack of sleep can lead to attention and behavioral problems, lowered immune systems, and obesity. We must improve child sleep quality in Texas. Learn more at go.uth.edu/TexasChildHealth