Sleep medicine has considered a worldwide perspective to investigate and treat sleep disturbances and disorders. Large scale epidemiological studies along with World Health Organization sponsored studies using the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health system, have categorized patient complaints about their sleep. The scope of sleep medicine has been examined worldwide. Results from studies of sleep medicine describe the incidence and prevalence of sleep disorders by population by country. With these tabulations, the severity and treatment needs of sleep disorders have been underscored. In an effort to determine factors precipitate to sleep disorders, a survey asking about sleep disturbance and sleep related behaviors was administered to a worldwide audience. The aim of the study was to identify personal, qualitative factors related to sleep and sleep disturbance.