Epworth Sleepiness Test

Use the following scale for each situation:

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

How likely are you to doze off or fall asleep in the following situations?


Situation Chance of Dozing
Sitting and reading  
Watching TV  
Sitting in a public place (e.g., a theatre)  
As a passenger in a car for an hour  
Lying down to rest in the afternoon  
Sitting and talking to someone  
Sitting quietly after lunch without alcohol  
In a car, while stopped for a few minutes in traffic  
Total Score  

If you score 9 or more on the Epworth Sleepiness Test, you may have a sleep disorder. Tell your Sleep Center physician about your score.

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