US children get recommended amounts of sleep

US children get recommended amounts of sleep

"We have an evolution of the sleep during the childhood. That is the unique thing," said Ohayon, who was not involved in the study.The researchers didn't find any differences in the amount of sleep between boys and girls, and only a slight gap between white and Hispanic children.Hispanic kids tended to sleep 19 minutes longer than white children after age nine, but Williams said that difference is too small to matter for individual kids.

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