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Epworth Sleepiness Scale

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How likely are you to doze off or fall asleep in the following situations, in contrast to just feeling tired? This questionnaire refers to your chance of falling asleep, according to your usual way of life, for about the last week or two. Even if you have not done some of these things recently, try to estimate how they would have affected you during the last two weeks.

Use the following scale to choose the most appropriate number for each situation:

0 = No chance of dozing
1 = Slight chance of dozing
2 = Moderate chance of dozing
3 = High chance of dozing



Sitting and Reading

Watching TV

Sitting inactive in a public place (i.e.-in a theater or a meeting)

As a passenger in a car for a hour without a break

laying down to rest in the afternoon when circumstances permit

Sitting and talking to someone

Sitting quietly after lunch without alcohol

In a car, while stopped for a few minutes in traffic

This is your total Epworth score

7 or less = You have a normal amount of sleepiness
8 to 9 =     You have a average amount of sleepiness
10 to 15 = You may be excessively sleepy depending on the situation and you may   want to seek medical attention
16 + up = You are excessively sleepy and should seek medical attention

* Please Note: The information provided is only used to calculate your score and is not saved.

This sleepiness test is for information purposes only and should not replace a complete medical examination by a doctor. If you think you may have sleep apnea or are worried about your health, please see your doctor.