Sleep apnoea

This is a serious condition in which people feel tired through the day and have a high chance of falling asleep.

This is caused by problems breathing at night and the people suffering from this are supported with a continuous positive pressure device that helps with the breathing.


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

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


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