Just How Sleep-Deprived Are You?

The HealthCentral Editorial Team | Jul 11th 2017

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This test should only be used as a guideline and is based on the Epworth Sleepiness Scale, developed at the Sleep Disorders Unit at Epworth Hospital in Melbourne, Australia.
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Your Results

  • Low
  • Medium
  • High
  • 0

    Your answers to the Epworth Sleepiness Test indicate you are probably getting plenty of sleep.

  • 7

    Your answers to the Epworth Sleepiness Test indicate you may have mild sleep deprivation.

  • 9

    Your answers to the Epworth Sleepiness Test indicate you may be significantly sleep-deprived. You may wish to consult with your physician to discuss futher investigation.

  1. This test should only be used as a guideline and is based on the Epworth Sleepiness Scale, developed at the Sleep Disorders Unit at Epworth Hospital in Melbourne, Australia.

    Correct Answer:

  2. Sitting and reading?

    Correct Answer: High chance of dozing

  3. Watching television?

    Correct Answer: High chance of dozing

  4. Sitting inactive in a public place (theater or meeting)?

    Correct Answer: High chance of dozing

  5. As a passenger in a car for an hour without a break?

    Correct Answer: High chance of dozing

  6. Lying down to rest in the afternoon?

    Correct Answer: High chance of dozing

  7. Sitting and talking to someone?

    Correct Answer: High chance of dozing

  8. Sitting quietly after lunch (when you have had no alcohol)?

    Correct Answer: High chance of dozing

  9. In a car, while stopped in traffic?

    Correct Answer: High chance of dozing