Epworth Sleepiness Scale (ESS)

Answer the following questions by selecting the appropriate response for each situation. This refers to your usual way of life in recent times. Please note, even if you have not done some of these things recently, try to work out how they would have affected you.

Question: How likely are you to doze off or fall asleep in the following situations (in contrast to just feeling tired)?

1. While sitting and reading…

2. Watching television…

3. Sitting, inactive in a public place…

4. As a passenger in a car for an hour without a break…

5. Lying down to rest in the afternoon…

6. Sitting and talking with someone…

7. Sitting quietly after lunch without alcohol…

8. In a car, while stopped at a light…

 

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