Epworth Sleepiness Scale

This questionnaire was developed to determine the level of daytime sleepiness in individuals. It has become one of the most frequently used methods for determining a person’s average level of daytime sleepiness. You should review your responses with your doctor.

Please rate how likely you are to doze or fall asleep in the following situations by dragging the slider to the heading that best applies. If you have not done some of these activities recently, select what would most likely happen if you were in that situation.


Would
never doze (0)
Slight Chance
of Dozing (1)
Moderate Chance
of Dozing (2)
High Chance
of Dozing (3)
Sitting and reading
Watching television
Sitting inactive in a public place
(eg. a theater 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

Higher scores are associated with more daytime sleepiness. You should discuss your responses and your score with your doctor.
Your Score: 0