The NOSE Scale asks patients the following question for the below conditions:
Over the past 1 month, how much of a problem were the following conditions for you, using a 5-point Likert scale (0 – Not a Problem; 1 – Very Mild Problem; 2 – Moderate Problem; 3 – Fairly Bad Problem; 4 – Severe Problem)?
- Nasal congestion of stuffiness
- Nasal blockage or obstruction
- Trouble breathing through my nose
- Trouble sleeping
- Unable to get enough air through my nose during exercise or exertion
Score of 0-20 was obtained and multiplied by 5 to obtain a score from 0-100.
Contributor: Alex Goel, MD