Es reproducible y sensible al cambio. It is reproducible and sensitive to change. It is well adapted to urban life conditions in the Colombian adult population, reliable, valid and sensitive to reported changes. It had clinically and statistically significant correlation with polysomnography. Se sabe que muchos accidentes se deben a personas que en momentos claves estaban somnolientas 1. Hay validaciones a castellano y otros idiomas pero ninguna ajustada localmente

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Los coeficientes omega de McDonald y alfa de Cronbach fueron ambos de 0. Introduction : The Epworth Sleepiness Scale ESS has shown limited clinimetric properties compared to polysomnography, suggesting the need to review its factor structure. Objective : To review the factor structure dimensionality and internal consistency of the ESS in a group of patients who underwent polysomnography in Santa Marta, Colombia. Materials and methods. A research was conducted to measure the clinimetric properties of the ESS.


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In the following situations, how likely are you to doze off or fall asleep, in contrast to just feeling tired? Use the following scale to choose the most appropriate number for each situation:. This refers to your usual way of life in recent times. Even if you haven't done some of these things recently, try to work out how they would have affected you. It is important that you answer each question as best as you can. If you scored 11 or higher, consider seeing a sleep medicine specialist to diagnose and treat the cause of your sleepiness. Narcolepsy What Is Narcolepsy?


About the ESS

Dr Johns first developed the ESS for adults in and subsequently modified it slightly in He named the questionnaire after Epworth Hospital in Melbourne, where he established the Epworth Sleep Centre in The ESS is a self-administered questionnaire with 8 questions. Respondents are asked to rate, on a 4-point scale , their usual chances of dozing off or falling asleep while engaged in eight different activities. Most people engage in those activities at least occasionally, although not necessarily every day. The ESS score the sum of 8 item scores, can range from 0 to

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