Energy Index Scale

Energy Index Scale



0.Bed-ridden, up to bathroom only

1.Out of bed 30 – 60 minutes a day (sitting in chair is out of bed)

2.Out of bed sitting, standing, walking 1 – 2 hours per day

3.Out of bed sitting, standing, walking 2 – 4 hours per day

4.Out of bed sitting, standing, walking 4 – 6 hours per day

5.Perform with difficulty sedentary job 40 hours a week, daily naps

6.Daily naps in bed, may maintain a 40 hour sedentary work week plus light, limited housekeeping and/or social activities

7.No naps in bed. Up 7:00 a.m. to 9:00p.m. Able to work a sedentary job plus light housekeeping

8.Full sedentary workweek, no naps, some social activities plus light exercise

9.Same as 8 above plus exercise approximately 1/2 to 2/3 normal without excessive fatigue, awakens next morning refreshed


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