Epworth Sleepiness Scale

In the following questionnaire, choose the most appropriate answer for how likely you are to fall asleep in different situations.
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:


The preceding form is for informational purposes only and should not be considered to be medical advice. Please consult directly with a physician.

Johns MW. A new method for measuring daytime sleepiness: The Epworth Sleepiness Scale. Sleep 1991; 14(6):540-5