THE EPWORTH SLEEPINESS SCALE

How likely are you to feel sleepy in the following situations; compared to just feeling 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. Use the following scale to choose the most appropriate number for each situation:

0 = would never feel sleepy
1 = slight chance of being sleepy
2 = moderate chance of being sleepy
3 = high chance of being sleepy

Sitting and reading

0   1   2   3

Watching TV

0   1   2   3

Sitting inactive in a public place (meeting, theater)

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 eating lunch without alcohol

0   1   2   3

In a car while stopped for a few minutes in traffic

0   1   2   3

Disclaimer:
The content on the Americare Respiratory Services, Inc. website is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on the Americare Respiratory Services, Inc. site!