Sleepless Cities

What happens when a liberal Democrat and a Christian Republican pair up for a road trip across the country? Meghan McCain is about to find out, as she joins comedian Michael Ian Black in search of what's really going on in the U.S. for their upcoming book, Stupid for America.

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1, Charleston, WV

Population: 950,257
Experienced insomnia in the last year: 10.2%
Experienced severe insomnia in the last year: 2.5%
Used headache/pain relievers for sleeplessness: 7.93%
Used non-prescription drugs for insomnia: 2.5%
Used prescription drugs for insomnia: 3.6%

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2, Mount Vernon, IL

Population: 762,617
Experienced insomnia in the last year: 9.1%
Experienced severe insomnia in the last year: 3.1%
Used headache/pain relievers for sleeplessness: 8.68%
Used non-prescription drugs for insomnia: 2.1%
Used prescription drugs for insomnia: 3.4%

3, Dayton, OH

Population: 913,994
Experienced insomnia in the last year: 8.3%
Experienced severe insomnia in the last year: 2.1%
Used headache/pain relievers for sleeplessness: 8.50%
Used non-prescription drugs for insomnia: 2.4%
Used prescription drugs for insomnia: 3.6%

4, Springfield, MO

Population: 808,546
Experienced insomnia in the last year: 8.6%
Experienced severe insomnia in the last year: 2.8%
Used headache/pain relievers for sleeplessness: 8.92%
Used non-prescription drugs for insomnia: 1.7%
Used prescription drugs for insomnia: 3.6%

5, Lexington, KY

Population: 961,374
Experienced insomnia in the last year: 8.4%
Experienced severe insomnia in the last year: 2.1%
Used headache/pain relievers for sleeplessness: 8.00%
Used non-prescription drugs for insomnia: 2.1%
Used prescription drugs for insomnia: 3.3%

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6, Tri-Cities, TN-VA

Population: 628,518
Experienced insomnia in the last year: 9.0%
Experienced severe insomnia in the last year: 2.3%
Used headache/pain relievers for sleeplessness: 7.61%
Used non-prescription drugs for insomnia: 1.8%
Used prescription drugs for insomnia: 3.3%

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7, Evansville, IN

Population: 550,345
Experienced insomnia in the last year: 8.2%
Experienced severe insomnia in the last year: 2.4%
Used headache/pain relievers for sleeplessness: 8.89%
Used non-prescription drugs for insomnia: 1.9%
Used prescription drugs for insomnia: 3.4%

8, Roanoke, VA

Population: 886,977
Experienced insomnia in the last year: 8.1%
Experienced severe insomnia in the last year: 2.5%
Used headache/pain relievers for sleeplessness: 8.08%
Used non-prescription drugs for insomnia: 1.9%
Used prescription drugs for insomnia: 3.2%

9, Harrisburg, PA

Population: 1,459,533
Experienced insomnia in the last year: 7.6%
Experienced severe insomnia in the last year: 1.8%
Used headache/pain relievers for sleeplessness: 8.92%
Used non-prescription drugs for insomnia: 2.3%
Used prescription drugs for insomnia: 3.1%

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10, Davenport, IA

Population: 586,358
Experienced insomnia in the last year: 7.7%
Experienced severe insomnia in the last year: 1.9%
Used headache/pain relievers for sleeplessness: 8.38%
Used non-prescription drugs for insomnia: 2.3%
Used prescription drugs for insomnia: 3.1%

11, Tulsa, OK

Population: 1,000,458
Experienced insomnia in the last year: 8.2%
Experienced severe insomnia in the last year: 3.1%
Used headache/pain relievers for sleeplessness: 8.22%
Used non-prescription drugs for insomnia: 1.5%
Used prescription drugs for insomnia: 3.2%

12, Youngstown, OH

Population: 517,597
Experienced insomnia in the last year: 7.9%
Experienced severe insomnia in the last year: 1.8%
Used headache/pain relievers for sleeplessness: 8.55%
Used non-prescription drugs for insomnia: 2.2%
Used prescription drugs for insomnia: 3.0%

13, Fort Myers, FL

Population: 929,675
Experienced insomnia in the last year: 7.6%
Experienced severe insomnia in the last year: 2.0%
Used headache/pain relievers for sleeplessness: 8.84%
Used non-prescription drugs for insomnia: 2.1%
Used prescription drugs for insomnia: 3.3%

14, Pittsburgh, PA

Population: 2,218,314
Experienced insomnia in the last year: 8.0%
Experienced severe insomnia in the last year: 1.6%
Used headache/pain relievers for sleeplessness: 8.32%
Used non-prescription drugs for insomnia: 2.1%
Used prescription drugs for insomnia: 3.2%

15, Colorado Springs, CO

Population: 660,404
Experienced insomnia in the last year: 7.8%
Experienced severe insomnia in the last year: 1.6%
Used headache/pain relievers for sleeplessness: 8.29%
Used non-prescription drugs for insomnia: 2.3%
Used prescription drugs for insomnia: 3.0%

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16, Orlando, FL

Population: 2,851,338
Experienced insomnia in the last year: 7.9%
Experienced severe insomnia in the last year: 1.8%
Used headache/pain relievers for sleeplessness: 8.45%
Used non-prescription drugs for insomnia: 2.2%
Used prescription drugs for insomnia: 2.9%

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17, Nashville, TN

Population: 1,957,006
Experienced insomnia in the last year: 7.5%
Experienced severe insomnia in the last year: 2.5%
Used headache/pain relievers for sleeplessness: 9.19%
Used non-prescription drugs for insomnia: 1.8%
Used prescription drugs for insomnia: 3.2%

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18, Ft. Wayne, IN

Population: 519,668
Experienced insomnia in the last year: 7.4%
Experienced severe insomnia in the last year: 1.6%
Used headache/pain relievers for sleeplessness: 8.68%
Used non-prescription drugs for insomnia: 2.2%
Used prescription drugs for insomnia: 3.3%

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19, Columbus, OH

Population: 1,729,340
Experienced insomnia in the last year: 7.3%
Experienced severe insomnia in the last year: 1.9%
Used headache/pain relievers for sleeplessness: 8.40%
Used non-prescription drugs for insomnia: 2.2%
Used prescription drugs for insomnia: 2.9%

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20, Johnstown, OH

Population: 599,666
Experienced insomnia in the last year: 7.5%
Experienced severe insomnia in the last year: 1.8%
Used headache/pain relievers for sleeplessness: 8.16%
Used non-prescription drugs for insomnia: 2.1%
Used prescription drugs for insomnia: 3.0%

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21, Flint, MI

Population: 889,673
Experienced insomnia in the last year: 7.8%
Experienced severe insomnia in the last year: 1.9%
Used headache/pain relievers for sleeplessness: 8.13%
Used non-prescription drugs for insomnia: 1.9%
Used prescription drugs for insomnia: 3.2%

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22, South Bend, IN

Population: 658,767
Experienced insomnia in the last year: 7.3%
Experienced severe insomnia in the last year: 1.6%
Used headache/pain relievers for sleeplessness: 8.93%
Used non-prescription drugs for insomnia: 2.2%
Used prescription drugs for insomnia: 2.8%

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23, Tampa, FL

Population: 3,434,750
Experienced insomnia in the last year: 7.5%
Experienced severe insomnia in the last year: 2.0%
Used headache/pain relievers for sleeplessness: 8.52%
Used non-prescription drugs for insomnia: 1.9%
Used prescription drugs for insomnia: 3.0%

24, Kansas City, KS

Population: 1,787,277
Experienced insomnia in the last year: 7.3%
Experienced severe insomnia in the last year: 2.0%
Used headache/pain relievers for sleeplessness: 8.83%
Used non-prescription drugs for insomnia: 2.0%
Used prescription drugs for insomnia: 2.9%

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25, Knoxville, TN

Population: 1,031,187
Experienced insomnia in the last year: 7.9%
Experienced severe insomnia in the last year: 1.9%
Used headache/pain relievers for sleeplessness: 7.54%
Used non-prescription drugs for insomnia: 1.8%
Used prescription drugs for insomnia: 3.0%

26, Cincinnati, OH

Population: 1,757,168
Experienced insomnia in the last year: 7.1%
Experienced severe insomnia in the last year: 1.8%
Used headache/pain relievers for sleeplessness: 8.42%
Used non-prescription drugs for insomnia: 2.0%
Used prescription drugs for insomnia: 3.0%

27, Albany, NY

Population: 1,063,799
Experienced insomnia in the last year: 7.3%
Experienced severe insomnia in the last year: 1.6%
Used headache/pain relievers for sleeplessness: 8.34%
Used non-prescription drugs for insomnia: 1.9%
Used prescription drugs for insomnia: 3.2%

28, Wichita, KS

Population: 859,928
Experienced insomnia in the last year: 7.6%
Experienced severe insomnia in the last year: 1.7%
Used headache/pain relievers for sleeplessness: 8.70%
Used non-prescription drugs for insomnia: 1.9%
Used prescription drugs for insomnia: 3.0%

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29, Greenville, NC

Population: 1,639,054
Experienced insomnia in the last year: 7.6%
Experienced severe insomnia in the last year: 2.2%
Used headache/pain relievers for sleeplessness: 8.70%
Used non-prescription drugs for insomnia: 1.6%
Used prescription drugs for insomnia: 3.0%

30, Buffalo, NY

Population: 1,214,774
Experienced insomnia in the last year: 7.0%
Experienced severe insomnia in the last year: 1.5%
Used headache/pain relievers for sleeplessness: 8.35%
Used non-prescription drugs for insomnia: 2.2%
Used prescription drugs for insomnia: 2.7%