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WHAT'S YOUR EPWORTH SCORE?

Take this simple test to get your sleepiness scale.

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. Use the following scale and circle the most appropriate number for each situation. Add the total of each circled number to get your score.

0 = Would never doze
1 = Slight chance of dozing
2 = Moderate chance of dozing
3 = High chance of dozing

Sitting and reading

0 1 2 3

Watching TV

0 1 2 3

Sitting inactive in a public place (for example a theatre or 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

TOTAL SCORE:_______________

Scale:
1 - 6 = Getting enough sleep to pushing limits of proper sleep habits.
7 - 8 = Average score, consider placing more emphsis on better sleep habits.
9 or above = Consult your family physician