Test yourself

Epworth Sleepiness Evaluation


  • This questionnaire was created to determine a persons level of daytime sleepiness and has become a first step in determining whether you may have Sleep Apnea.
  • Enter a number in each box according to the scale below of how likely you are to doze or fall asleep in the following situations.
  • If you don’t participate in some of these activities, use your best guess.

How likely are you to fall asleep
in the following situations?

0 = Never
1 = Slight Chance
2 = Moderate Chance
3 = High Chance

Sitting & reading

Watching TV

Sitting, inactive in a public place

As a passenger in a car for an hour without break

Lying down to rest in the afternoon when circumstances permit

Sitting and talking to someone

Sitting quietly after lunch without alcohol

In a car stopped for a few minutes in traffic


If you scored 10 or higher, you have excessive daytime sleepiness which indicates an elevated risk of Sleep Apnea. If you scored above 16 you have high levels of excessive daytime sleepiness.

Even if your score is less than 10, you still may have undiagnosed sleep apnea.

May we follow up with you to provide more information or schedule a call?