1. Sitting and reading

would never doze or sleep
slight chance of dozing or sleeping
moderate chance of dozing or sleeping
high chance of dozing or sleeping
     Score

2. Watching TV

would never doze or sleep
slight chance of dozing or sleeping
moderate chance of dozing or sleeping
high chance of dozing or sleeping
     Score

3. Sitting inactive in a public place

would never doze or sleep
slight chance of dozing or sleeping
moderate chance of dozing or sleeping
high chance of dozing or sleeping
     Score

4. Being a passenger in a motor vehicle for an hour or more

would never doze or sleep
slight chance of dozing or sleeping
moderate chance of dozing or sleeping
high chance of dozing or sleeping
     Score

5. Lying down in the afternoon

would never doze or sleep
slight chance of dozing or sleeping
moderate chance of dozing or sleeping
high chance of dozing or sleeping
     Score

6. Sitting quietly after lunch (no alcohol)

would never doze or sleep
slight chance of dozing or sleeping
moderate chance of dozing or sleeping
high chance of dozing or sleeping
     Score

7. Stopped for a few minutes in traffic while driving

would never doze or sleep
slight chance of dozing or sleeping
moderate chance of dozing or sleeping
high chance of dozing or sleeping
     Score


Total your score and compare it to the chart below.

Epworth Sleepiness Scale Key
1 to 6: You are getting enough sleep.
7 to 8: Your score is average.
9 and up: Seek the advice of your primary
physician or sleep specialist.