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Variable Label: Severe mth in past yr interfered w/ form/maint close relations


link to respondent booklet (RB, PG 64)

(Think about the period lasting one month or longer in the past 12 months when your [(sadness/or/discouragement/or/lack of interest)] was most severe. Using the 0 to 10 scale on page 64 of your booklet, where 0 means no interference and 10 means very severe interference, what number describes how much your [(sadness/or/discouragement/or/lack of interest)] interfered with each of the following activities during that period?)

Your ability to form and maintain close relationships with other people?

(IF NEC: How much did your [(sadness/or/discouragement/or/lack of interest)] interfere with your ability to form and maintain close relationships with other people during that time?)
(IF NEC: You can use any number between 0 and 10 to answer.)


A discrepancy exists between the question text in the surveys. You may wish to compare question text to determine how it affects the variable results.

  • Valid N: 1630
  • Refused: 6
  • Don't Know: 3
  • Missing (Other): 7
  • Missing (System): 18367
MeanStd DevMedianMinMax
  • Valid Range: 0 - 10
  • Total Cases: 20013

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