Epworth Sleepiness Scale

Helping You Develop Life Skills

Use this quick test to determine your level of daytime sleepiness. High levels of daytime sleepiness may indicate a sleeping disorder - if you are worried about your sleep then consult your doctor or other healthcare provider.

The Epworth Sleepiness Scale was first developed in 1990 and then later revised in 1997 - it is a simple test used internationally to determine an individual's level of daytime sleepiness. The test is often used to help diagnose Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA) and other sleep disorders.

The test was developed by Dr Murray Johns you can find out more on the official web-site: Epworth Sleepiness Scale.

Epworth Sleepiness Scale

* How likely are you to fall asleep in the following common situations?  Provide an answer for each statement to see your score and interpretation.
  No chance of dozing Slight chance of dozing Moderate chance of dozing High chance of dozing
Sitting and reading
Watching TV
Sitting inactive in a public place (e.g a theatre or a meeting)
As a passenger in a car for an hour without a break
Lying down to rest in the afternoon when circumstances permit
Sitting and talking to someone
Sitting quietly after a lunch without alcohol
In a car, while stopped for a few minutes in traffic

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