Sleepiness Quiz

How Sleepy Are You? Should You Be Concerned?

The Epworth Sleepiness Scale is used to determine the level of daytime sleepiness.

Epworth Sleepiness Scale

Use the following scale to choose the most appropriate number for each situation:
0 = would never doze or sleep.
1 = slight chance of dozing or sleeping
2 = moderate chance of dozing or sleeping
3 = high chance of dozing or sleeping


 Chance of Dozing or Sleeping

Rate from 0-3

Sitting and Reading         
Watching TV          
Sitting inactive in a public place          
Being a passenger in a motor vehicle for an hour or more          
Lying down in the afternoon          
Sitting and talking to someone          
Sitting quietly after lunch (no alcohol)          
Stopped for a few minutes in traffic while driving          
Total score (add the scores up)
(This is you Epworth score)

Your Quiz Results

  • A score of 10 or more is considered sleepy.
  • A score of 18 or more is very sleepy.

If you score 10 or more on this test, you should consider whether you are obtaining adequate sleep, need to improve your sleep hygiene and/or need to see a sleep specialist. These issues should be discussed with your personal physician.

Contact Us about sleep disorders or to schedule a sleep study

Let our sleep professionals help you get a better night's rest. For more information or to schedule an appointment with one of our sleep physicians, call 314.996.8680.

The Sleep Disorders Center at Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital is located just one mile west of I-270 in Creve Coeur, Missouri — a west county suburb of St. Louis. The address is at 969 Mason Road, Suite 260, near the corner of North Mason and Olive Boulevard.

Get directions and maps.


To schedule an appointment

To schedule an initial consultation or a sleep study call 314.996.8680.

The Sleep Disorders Center
969 Mason Rd., Suite 260


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