Dr Johns first developed the ESS for adults in and subsequently modified it slightly in He developed it so he could assess the ‘daytime sleepiness’ of. The Epworth Sleepiness Scale (ESS) is a questionnaire widely used in German [5], Chinese [6], [7], Japanese [8], Turkish [9], Italian [10], and Greek [11]. The Epworth Sleepiness Scale: translation and validation study of the Iranian version. Italian version of the Epworth sleepiness scale: external validity. Neurol.

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Epworth Sleepiness Scale — General Intensive Care Unit

The ESS is not suitable for use among people with serious cognitive impairment. Sleep Wake Disorders Search for additional papers on this topic. The ESS asks the respondent to rate on a 4-point scale their usual scalr of having dozed off or fallen asleep while engaged in eight different activities that differ widely in their somnificity.

If, after adding them up, the total ESS score includes a half, it should be rounded up to the next whole number. Neurological SciencesVol. Gender and age have little effect on ESS scores among adults, but ethnicity does. In languages other than English, it is important that the meaning of the original English words be retained. The Serbian version scqle the Epworth Sleepiness Scale.

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AU – Beelke, M. The ESS score the sum of 8 item scores, can range from 0 to AU – Scrofani, A. AU – Spaggiari, C.

Italian version of the Epworth sleepiness scale: external validity.

Reliability and validity studies of the Turkish version of the Epworth Sleepiness Scale. Italian version of the Epworth sleepiness scale: Leslie OlsonMichael F.

In the latter investigations there has been one dominant factor, as well as one or two minor factors with Eigenvalues not much above 1. It is recommended that these scores be taken at face value. skeepiness

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However, some people sdale decide on one number and report half-values. Their relative somnificities were later confirmed by analysis of variance Johns, and also by Rasch analysis Hagell et al ; Izci et al, ; Sargento, et al, AU – Plazzi, G.

Validation of the Arabic version of the Epworth Sleepiness Scale. Dr Johns first developed the ESS for adults in and subsequently modified it slightly in Measure of general level of sleepiness.

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AU – Dolso, P. Alternatively 4 boxes, labelled 0 to 3, may be presented for each question, and the respondent then ticks the most appropriate box. Epwroth has been shown repeatedly that this is not a close relationship, statistically significant in some but not all reports eg. AU – Rossi, M. Link to publication in Scopus. The version of the ESS is the standard version that can be used by most adults. AU – Landi, C. AU – Ceschini, V. From This Paper Figures, tables, and topics from epwkrth paper.

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A new method for measuring daytime sleepiness: AU – Murri, L. AU – Cosentino, F. AU – Barbato, A. Lung Disease Week References Publications referenced by this paper. It is very cheap and easy to use for individuals and large groups. Even if one question was not answered, their ESS score was not valid because it was not possible to interpolate item-scores. Italian version of the Epworth sleepiness scale: A new suggestion for the Epworth Sleepiness Scale in obstructive sleep apnea.

The ESS was developed initially for use among adults. German version of the Epworth Sleepiness Scale.

It is available in many different languages.