Sleep Related Questionaires

The Sleep Timing Questionnaire (STQ)

Name of questionnaire The Sleep Timing Questionnaire (STQ)
Type of questionnaire-description An  alternative to the sleep diary  to determine habitual bedtimes and
waketimes in a single administration questionnaire format
Number of items 19
Number of domains/categories 2
Name of categories/domains   Good night time / Good morning time 
Scaling of items Not applicable
Scoring available: with permission or free Information not available
Scoring test-retest reliability Administered  STQ on two separate occasions separated by less than 1 year :the test  re-test correlation was positive and significant (bedtime: r=0.705, p<0.001; waketime: r=0.826,p<0.001),
Scoring Internal consistency As above
Validity Convergent  validity: comparing STQ Measures of bed timing With Wrist Actigraphic Measures: correlation was positive and significant (bedtime: r=0.592, p=0.003; waketime: r=0.769, p<0.001). Convergent Validity:  comparing with a detailed 2-week sleep diary also correlated significantly. 
Language English
Translations in other languages (if yes, then list the languages) Not applicable
Developer name Timothy H. Monk, Ph.D., D.Sc., Daniel J. Buysse, M.D., et al .
Developer contact information Timothy H. Monk, Ph.D., D.Sc., WPIC Room E1123,
3811 O’Hara St, Pittsburgh PA 15213 USA, Ph: 412-624-2246, FAX: 412-624-
2841, Email:
Availability of questionnaire: needs permission from developer, cost or freely available The copyright rests with the University of Pittsburgh who require the following:
This form may only be used for non-commercial education and research purposes. If you would like to use this instrument for commercial purposes or for commercially sponsored research, please contact the Office of Technology Management at the University of Pittsburgh at 412-648-2206 for licensing information.STQ is free for research purposes only.Any other use requires the permission of and may require payment to the Universityof Pittsburgh which holds the copyright.
References (original publication) Monk TH, Buysse DJ, Kennedy KS, Pods JM, DeGrazia JM, Miewald JM. Measuring sleep habits without using a diary: the sleep timing questionnaire.Sleep. 2003 Mar 15;26(2):208-12.
Limitations None
Link to the questionnaire (if available) Click Here to View the Questionaire
Other comments Also validated in children 
Last Reviewed: June 2016