Medical Outcomes Study Sleep scale (MOS Sleep)

Hays RD


Basic description

  • The MOS Sleep Scale was developed in 1992 for the Medical Outcomes Study (MOS), a study of patients with chronic conditions
  • A short version and a revised version (MOS Sleep-R) also exist

Hays RD

Original US English version: Copyright, 1986, RAND
To assess sleep quality
Therapeutic area
  • Generic
Therapeutic indication


Type of Clinical Outcome Assessment (COA)
  • pro PRO
Original language(s)
  • English for the USA
176 translation(s)
Bibliographic reference(s) of the original questionnaire

Hays RD, Stewart AL. Sleep measures. In Stewart AL & Ware JE. (eds.), Measuring Functioning and Well-being: The Medical Outcomes Study Approach. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1992, pp. 235-259

Hays RD, Martin SA, Sesti AM, Spritzer KL. Psychometric properties of the Medical Outcomes Study Sleep measure. Sleep Med. 2005 Jan;6(1):41-4. Epub 2004 Nov 11 (PubMed Abstract)

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