# The Epworth Sleepiness Scale

## The Epworth Sleepiness Scale is used to measure the amount of daytime sleepiness experienced by an individual through a small questionnaire.&nbsp;

### Quiz Questions

• 1.
• A.
0 = no chance of dozing
• B.
1 = slight chance of dozing
• C.
2 = moderate chance of dozing
• D.
3 = high chance of dozing
• 2.
Watching TV
• A.
0 = no chance of dozing
• B.
1 = slight chance of dozing
• C.
2 = moderate chance of dozing
• D.
3 = high chance of dozing
• 3.
Sitting inactive in a public place (e.g., a theater, park, or a meeting)
• A.
0 = no chance of dozing
• B.
1 = slight chance of dozing
• C.
2 = moderate chance of dozing
• D.
3 = high chance of dozing
• 4.
As a passenger in a car for an hour without a break
• A.
0 = no chance of dozing
• B.
1 = slight chance of dozing
• C.
2 = moderate chance of dozing
• D.
3 = high chance of dozing
• 5.
Lying down to rest in the afternoon when circumstances permit
• A.
0 = no chance of dozing
• B.
1 = slight chance of dozing
• C.
2 moderate chance of dozing
• D.
3 = high chance of dozing
• 6.
Sitting and talking to someone
• A.
0 = no chance of dozing
• B.
1 = slight chance of dozing
• C.
2 = moderate chance of dozing
• D.
3 = high chance of dozing
• 7.
Sitting quietly after lunch without alcohol
• A.
0 = no chance of dozing
• B.
1 = slight chance of dozing
• C.
2 = moderate chance of dozing
• D.
3 = high chance of dozing
• 8.
In a car, while stopped for a few minutes in traffic
• A.
0 = no chance of dozing
• B.
1 = slight chance of dozing
• C.
2 = moderate chance of dozing
• D.
3 = high chance of dozing

### Quiz Outcomes

• 1.
It is unlikely that you are abnormally sleepy
If you feel sleepy during the day, it may be a result of not getting a good nights rest. Our dental office treats sleep disorders with oral appliance therapy. If you would like to learn more about Obstructive Sleep Apnea or if you would like to schedule a consultation with our Sleep Specialist please call: 978-345-6919
• 2.
You have an average amount of daytime sleepiness
If you feel sleepy during the day, it may be a result of not getting a good nights rest. Our dental office treats sleep disorders with oral appliance therapy. If you would like to learn more about Obstructive Sleep Apnea or if you would like to schedule a consultation with our Sleep Specialist please call: 978-345-6919
• 3.
You may be excessively sleepy depending on the situation. You may want to consider seeking medical attention
If you feel sleepy during the day, it may be a result of not getting a good nights rest. Our dental office treats sleep disorders with oral appliance therapy. If you would like to learn more about Obstructive Sleep Apnea or if you would like to schedule a consultation with our Sleep Specialist please call: 978-345-6919
• 4.
You are excessively sleepy and should consider seeking medical attention
If you feel sleepy during the day, it may be a result of not getting a good nights rest. Our dental office treats sleep disorders with oral appliance therapy. If you would like to learn more about Obstructive Sleep Apnea or if you would like to schedule a consultation with our Sleep Specialist please call: 978-345-6919