Your score will indicate the level of risk of you having Sleep Apnea.
QUESTION: 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 there things recently, try to work out how they would have affected you. Use the following scale to choose the most appropriate number for each situation:
0 = no chance of dozing
1 = slight change of dozing
2 = moderate chance of dozing
3 = high chance of dozing
- Sitting and reading
- Watching TV
- Sitting inactive in a public place (ex. a theater or a 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
TOTAL = ____
“The higher the total, the greater the chance of an OSA diagnosis.
1-6: You are getting enough sleep
6-8: Your score is average
9 and above: You should seek medical advice
This scale was developed and validated by Dr. Murray Johns.
© M. W. Johns, 1990