Sleepiness Quiz

The Epworth Sleepiness Scale

How likely are you to doze off or fall asleep in the following situations, in contrast to feeling just tired? This refers to your usual way of life in recent times. Even if you have not done some of these things recently try to work out how they would have affected you.

Situation Chance of Dozing
Sitting and reading 0
1
2
3
Watching TV 0
1
2
3
Sitting inactive in a public place (e.g. a theater or a meeting) 0
1
2
3
As a passenger in a car for an hour without a break 0
1
2
3
Lying down to rest in the afternoon when circumstances permit 0
1
2
3
Sitting and talking to someone 0
1
2
3
Sitting quietly after a lunch without alcohol 0
1
2
3
In a car, while stopped for a few minutes in traffic 0
1
2
3

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Interpretation of total scores: 7 or less is normal, 8-10 mildly sleepy, 11-15 moderately
sleepy and over 16 highly sleepy. If you are sleepy, consult with a sleep specialist.

How Sleepy Are You, Take the Epworth Sleepiness Scale Questionnaire

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