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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The ESS items were not selected epwroth a list of related questions by principal components analysis, as is commonly done in the development of other questionnaires.

AU – Ferrillo, F. The ESS asks the respondent to rate on a 4-point scale their usual chances of having dozed off or fallen asleep while engaged in eight different activities that differ widely in their somnificity.

In languages other than English, it is important that the meaning of the original English words be retained. The psychometric properties of the ESS have been investigated widely.

Plasmatic oxidative stress biomarkers in italizno sclerosis: The ESS score the sum of 8 item-scores is the only number required under most circumstances. Link to the questionnaire if available http: The ESS was developed initially for use among adults. AU – Ubiali, E.


SmolleyDudley S. AU – Gragnani, F.

Italian version of the Epworth sleepiness scale: external validity.

A new method for measuring daytime sleepiness: Konrad E BlochO. He named the questionnaire after Epworth Hospital in Melbourne, where he established the Epworth Sleep Centre in Johns, ; Sangal et al, ; Chervin, et al, AU – Misceo, S.

ChervinMichael S. AU – Pauletto, G. Tobacco Control Tuberculosis Washington Letter.

About the ESS-CHAD

With more data, that proved to be incorrect. Other investigators have used one of many different modified versions of the ESS, some with a wider age-range including younger children Snow et al, ; Joo et al, ; Campbell et al, ; Melendres et al ; Anderson et al, ; Chan et al, ; Moore et al, ; James et al, ; Storfer-Isser et al, The Epworth Sleepiness Scale in Portuguese adults: By clicking accept or continuing to use the site, you agree to scald terms outlined in our Privacy PolicyTerms of Serviceand Dataset License.

It is available in many different languages xleepiness authorized translations. That is the same as the range defined by the 2. The ESS was first developed in English for Australia, but has been translated into many other languages, especially by Mapi Research Trust who have used standardised procedures. AU – Plazzi, G. Topics Discussed in This Paper.


Italian version of the Epworth sleepiness scale: external validity.

However, some people cannot decide on one number and report half-values. The evidence from several different Rasch analyses of the ESS indicates that it has a unitary structure Hagell, et al, ; Izci et al, ; Sargento et al, Link to publication in Scopus. Association between the Epworth sleepiness scale and the multiple sleep latency test in a clinical population.

AU – Guazzelli, M. AU – Antonini, G. AU – Vetrugno, R. Evaluation of the measurement properties of the Epworth sleepiness scale: Rev Salud Publica Bogota. AU – Pompei, F. AU – Cirignotta, F. The ESS asks people to rate their usual chances of dozing off or falling asleep in 8 different situations or activities that most people engage in as part of their daily lives, although not necessarily italuano day.

AU – Mennuni, G.

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