Self Test

The Epworth Sleepiness Scale is a standard test widely used throughout the medical industry to indicate sleep deprivation. Using a scale of 0-3 as given below, rate your likeliness to fall asleep during normal circumstances for each of the presented senarios.

0 = no chance of dozing
1 = slight chance of dozing
2 = moderate chance of dozing
3 = high chance of dozing

Sitting and reading
Watching Television
Sitting inactive in a public place
Sitting as a car passenger for an hour without a break
Lying down to rest in the afternoon
Sitting and talking to someone
Sitting quietly after a lunch without alcohol
In a car, while stopped for a few minutes in traffic

Total Epworth Score:
Any score over 10 is considered abnormal.If you score more than 10 you should contact your primary care physician with your results, or contact Sleep Centers Of Northern Virginia to schedule an appointment with a Sleep Specialist in your area.