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Excessive Sleepiness associated with Obstructive Sleep Apnea

The National Sleep Foundation

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The National Sleep Foundation

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The National Sleep Foundation

This symptom screener for excessive sleepiness will help you gather information to share with your doctor.

Each situation receives a score of 0–3:

0 = would never doze

1 = slight chance of dozing

2 = moderate chance of dozing

3 = high chance of dozing

  1. Sitting and reading _____
  2. Watching TV _____
  3. Sitting inactive in a public place _____
  4. Being a passenger in a motor vehicle for an hour or more _____
  5. Lying down in the afternoon _____
  6. Sitting and talking to someone _____
  7. Sitting quietly after lunch (no alcohol) _____
  8. Stopped for a few minutes in traffic _____

Total Score _____