Epworth Sleepiness Scale

Determine your level of daytime sleepiness by choosing the most appropriate number for each situation:

0 = never doze or sleep
1 = slight chance of dozing or sleeping
2 = moderate chance of dozing or sleeping
3 = high chance of dozing or sleeping

Situation
Chance of Dozing
Sitting and reading
Watching TV
Sitting inactive in a public place
Being a passenger in a motor vehicle for an hour or more
Lying down in the afternoon
Sitting and talking to someone
Sitting quietly after lunch (no alcohol)
Stopped for a few minutes in traffic while driving
Score

 

What your score means:

0-9  – Indicates a lower chance of falling asleep while performing common daily activities.

10-14  – Indicates moderately severe sleepiness.

15 or more  – Indicates severe sleepiness. These issues should be discussed with a physician.