Epworth Sleepiness Scale

The Epworth Sleepiness Scale (ESS) measures your general level of sleepiness. Your score can help you start a conversation with your doctor about excessive sleepiness (ES) and underlying causes of ES such as treated obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), shift work sleep disorder, also known as shift work disorder (SWD), and narcolepsy.

Rate the chance that you would doze off during the following questions. Take this quiz to find out your results. Then, share the results with your doctor.

Created by: xiola23

  1. What is your age?
  2. What is your gender?
  1. Sitting and Reading?
  2. Watching TV?
  3. Sitting inactive in a public place like a theater or meeting?
  4. Lying down to rest in the afternoon when circumstances permit?
  5. Sitting and talking to someone?
  6. Sitting quietly after lunch without alcohol?
  7. Stopped for a few minutes in traffic in a car?
  8. Passenger in a car for an hour without a break?
  9. Have you already been diagnosed with Narcolepsy?
  10. Do you have another sleep disorder other than or as well as Narcolepsy?

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