Epworth Sleepiness Scale test

    How likely are you to doze off or fall asleep in the following situations, in contrast to feeling just

    This refers to your usual way of life in recent times. Even if you haven’t done some of these things recently try to work out how they would have affected

    Use the following scale to choose the most appropriate number for each situation:
    0 = would never doze
    1 = slight chance of dozing
    2 = moderate chance of dozing
    3 = high chance of dozing

    It is important that you answer each question as best you can.


    Sitting and reading

    [number q1 min:0 max:3 "0" class:number-ess]

    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 the traffic