Health Assessments & Tools

The Epworth Sleep Scale

The Epworth Scale is a quick and simple test designed to detect if you may have a sleep disorder. Answer the following questions using the scale below: How likely are you to doze or fall asleep in the following situations, in contrast to just feeling 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 think about how they would have affected you.

0 = Would NEVER doze
1 = SLIGHT chance of dozing
2 = MODERATE chance of dozing
3 = HIGH chance of dozing

1. Sitting and reading
2. Watching TV
3. Sitting, inactive in a public place (theater, meeting, etc.)
4. As a passenger in a car for an hour without a break
5. Lying down to rest in the afternoon when circumstances permit
6. Sitting and talking with someone
7. Sitting quietly after lunch without alcohol
8. In a car, while stopping for a few minutes in traffic

Body Mass Index (BMI) Calculator

Body mass index (BMI) is a measurement of body fat based on height and weight that applies to adult men and women. Use the interactive calculator below to determine your BMI.

Enter Your Weight:  lbs.
Enter Your Height: ft.   in.
Your BMI:
Your category is:
BMI Chart:
Underweight under 18.5
Normal 18.5 - 24.9
Overweight 25 - 29.9
Obese Class I 30 - 34.9
Obese Class II 35 - 39.9
Obese Class III over 40
Sino-Nasal Outcome Test (SNOT-20)

Below you will find a list of symptoms and social/emotional consequences of your rhinosinusitis. We would like to know more about these problems and would appreciate your answering the following questions to the best of your ability. There are no right or wrong answers, and only you can provide us with this information. Please rate your problems as they have been over the past two weeks. Thank you for your participation.

Considering how severe the problem is when you experience it and how frequently it happens, please rate each item below on how "bad" it is (0 being the least, 5 being the worst): No Problem Very mild problem Mild or slight problem Moderate problem Severe problem Problem as bad as it can be
0 1 2 3 4 5
  1. Need to blow nose
  2. Sneezing
  3. Runny nose
  4. Cough
  5. Post-nasal discharge
  6. Thick nasal discharge
  7. Ear fullness
  8. Dizziness
  9. Ear pain
10. Facial pain/pressure
11. Difficulty falling asleep
12. Wake up at night
13. Lack of a good night's sleep
14. Wake up tired
15. Fatigue
16. Reduced productivity
17. Reduced concentration
18. Frustrated/restless/irritable
19. Sad
20. Embarrassed
Most Important Items

If you would like to receive a copy of the SNOT-20 test, your answers and scores, please provide your email address:
Your email address will not be used for any other purposes.
SNOT-20 Results
Your SNOT-20 Score is:
Your SNOT-20 Score for most important items is:

Calculate Your SNOT-20 Change Score

Pre-treatment SNOT-20 Score
Enter your pre-treatment SNOT-20 score:
Enter your pre-treatment SNOT-20 score for most important items:
Post-treatment SNOT-20 Score
Enter your post-treatment SNOT-20 score:
Enter your post-treatment SNOT-20 score for most important items:
SNOT-20 Change Score Results
SNOT-20 Change Score is:
SNOT-20 Change Score for most important items is:
Interactive Tools on North Shore-LIJ

More calculators, quizzes and risk assessments are available in the Health Information section of the North Shore-LIJ website. Go there now »

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