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ABSTRACT Purpose In our study, we aimed to evaluate the sleep disorders, sleep quality of the patients who applied to family health centers, to determine the situations that might be related with insomnia and to determine the insomnia rates of the general population in primary care. Methods This study is a descriptive research and conducted in Ankara Güdül, Antalya Değirmenözü, Bursa Sırameşeler, Gaziantep Family Health Center policlinics. The study population consisted of all patients over 18 years of age who were admitted to the family health centers for any reason. A 10-question questionnaire, Berlin questionnaire, Pittsburgh sleep quality index and insomnia severity scales were collected by the researchers from October to December 2017 using face-to-face interview method. Results 299 people participated in study and 54.5% of them were women. According to the results of Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Scale, it was found that 27.1% of the participants’ sleep quality was good and 72.9% of them were poor; according to the Berlin sleep questionnaire, 27.4% had high OSAS risk and 72.2% had a low OSAS risk. According to total Insomnia Severity Index, 27.1% had insomnia lower threshold, 15.4% had moderate insomnia, 3.7% severe insomnia was detected. Conclusions In this context, it will be very effective in terms of the quality of life of patients in order to determine the conditions that disrupt sleep hygiene and to perform the necessary interventions which can be intervened in the primary health care institutions and the other patients to be delivered to the related upper levels.