ARE YOU AT RISK? Take the Epworth Sleepiness Test
The Epworth Sleepiness Scale is used by physicians to test your sleepiness levels. If you rate "sleepy" on this scale, we recommendthat you speak with your physician about it.
How likely are you to doze off or fall asleep in the situations described below, in contrast to feeling just tired?This refers to your usual way of life in recent times. Even if you haven’t done some of these things recently try to work out how they would have affected you.Use the following scale to choose the most appropriate number for each situation.0 = Would never doze1 = Slight chance of dozing2 = Moderate chance of dozing3 = High chance of dozing
If you answered 3 or more of these questions with a 2 and/or 3 please contact the Knox Community Hospital Sleep Medicine Department for an appointment if you feel you are at risk for sleep apnea. 740.393.9915.
Learn more about the Epworth Sleepiness Scale