Epworth Sleepiness Scale


Test how sleepy you are with the Epworth Sleepiness Scale. Refer to the key below, then rate yourself on how likely you are to fall asleep in the following situations.

0 = no chance of dozing
1 = slight chance of dozing
2 = moderate chance of dozing
3 = high chance of dozing

 

Situation

Chance of Dozing

Sitting and reading

Watching TV

Sitting inactive in a public place (e.g., 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