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Sleep Disorder Interactive or Sleepiness Scale


The Epworth Sleepiness Scale is a set of questionnaires that helps in daignosing sleep disorders. It measures ‘daytime sleepiness’ of a person. This scale was developed by Dr. Murray Johns of the Epworth Hospital in Melbourne, Australia.

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Sleep disorders are usually temporary disorders. Some individuals do suffer from long term problems and this can creates health problems. Both the quantity and quality of sleep are important and this scale will help one to assess these parameters.

Sleepiness Scale
Gender Male Female
Select your Age
Ethnicity
Statement No chance of dozing Slight chance of dozing Moderate chance of dozing High chance of dozing
1. Sitting in a relatively quiet place and reading *
2. Watching Television *
3. Sitting inactive in a public place (e.g. a classroom or a meeting) *
4. As a passenger in a car or bus for an hour without a break *
5. Lying down to rest during the day *
6. Sitting and talking to someone*
7. Sitting quietly after a lunch without alcohol *
8. In a car, while stopped for a few minutes in traffic *
* All questions are Mandatory
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