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The following self-evaluation test will help you determine if you have symptoms that may need medical attention. Answer Yes or No to the following questions:
If you answered yes to one or more of these questions, you may have a sleep disorder. This test is not a substitute for professional medical diagnosis and treatment management. If you have any concerns regarding your health, seek professional medical advice. If you think you may have a sleep disorder please search our physician directory or call 1-800-4BAYLOR.
How likely are you to doze off or fall asleep in the following situations, in contrast to feeling just tired? This refers to your usual way of life in recent times. Even if you have not done some of these things recently try to work out how they would have affected you. Please print this page and take the completed test to your physician's appointment. Use the following scale to choose the most appropriate number for each situation:0 = no chance of dozing1 = slight chance of dozing2 = moderate chance of dozing3 = high chance of dozing Situation
To check your sleepiness score, total the points. Check your total score to see how sleepy you are.
ResultsIf your score is greater than 6 points then you are sleepy.If your score is more than 10 points you are very sleepy.If your score is more than 16 points you are dangerously sleepy. The Epworth Sleepiness Scale is reproduced with permission from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.
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