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Trouble Getting a Good Night’s Sleep?

Take this short quiz to find out whether you should see a University Hospitals sleep specialist for further evaluation.

Sleep medicine specialists at University Hospitals use the Epworth Sleepiness Scale to help people gauge how likely they are to doze off or fall asleep in the following situations (in contrast to just feeling tired or having low energy).

Even if you have not been in these circumstances recently, try to consider how they would have affected you. Use the following scale to choose the most appropriate answer for each situation.

Sitting and reading: *
Watching TV: *
Sitting inactive, in a public place (e.g. theater or meeting): *
As a passenger in a car for an hour without a break: *
Lying down to rest in the afternoon when circumstances permit: *
Sitting and talking to someone: *
Sitting quietly after a lunch without alcohol: *
In a car, while stopped for a few minutes in traffic: *