The purpose of this study is to examine a relationship between sleep habits in college students at Clemson University and at The University of Vienna. Using the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index (PSQI), we define sleep habits as a) time they go to bed, b) time they wake up, and c) amount they slept at night. 324 Clemson participants and 292 Vienna participants from undergraduate psychology courses were asked to complete surveys regarding their sleep quality (PSQI). An independent sample t-test showed a significant difference in both the average times Clemson and Vienna students went to bed and woke up (p < .001) as well as in the average total hours they slept at night (p < .001). Our data findings suggest that Clemson students went to bed later, woke up earlier, and slept less on average than Vienna students.
Feigl, H.; Howard, E.; Henderson, E.; Ferguson, E.; Pilcher, J.; and Morris, D., "Sleep habits around the world" (2014). Focus on Creative Inquiry. 51.