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Variable Label: Severe month in past interfered with social life


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 social life?

(IF NEC: How much did your [(sadness/or/discouragement/or/lack of interest)] interfere with your social life 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: 1625
  • Refused: 7
  • Don't Know: 3
  • Missing (Other): 11
  • Missing (System): 18367
MeanStd DevMedianMinMax
  • Valid Range: 0 - 10
  • Total Cases: 20013

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