CPES logoCollaborative Psychiatric
Epidemiology Surveys


Variable Label: INTERVIEWER CHECKPOINT (R GENDER)


PR1

INTERVIEWER CHECKPOINT: (SEE RESPONDENT'S GENDER)

1 R IS FEMALE

2 R IS MALE

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1R IS FEMALE252254.25%12.60%
2R IS MALE212745.75%10.63%
.Missing15364-76.77%

Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

  • Missing Data Codes: . (Missing)
  • Total Cases: 20013

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Variable Label: Age of 1st period


PR2

This part of the interview is about women's health issues. How old were you when you had your first menstrual period?

'NEVER HAD A MENSTRUAL PERIOD', CODE '997'

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: 8734
  • Refused: 2354
  • Don't Know: 23
  • Missing (Other): 15
  • Missing (System): 8887
MeanStd DevMedianMinMax
12.8006.3613.0005.000555.000
  • Valid Range: 5 - 555
  • Total Cases: 20013

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Variable Label: 1st period earlier/later/same time compared to friends


PR3

Did you have your first menstrual period earlier, later, or at about the same time as other girls you knew?

1 EARLIER

2 LATER

3 ABOUT THE SAME TIME

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1EARLIER162518.96%08.12%
2LATER195922.86%09.79%
3ABOUT THE SAME TIME498658.18%24.91%
-9REFUSED17-00.08%
-8DONT KNOW393-01.96%
.Missing11033-55.13%

Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

  • Missing Data Codes: -9 (Refused), -8 (Don't know), . (Missing)
  • Total Cases: 20013

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Variable Label: 1st period a lot/little earlier/later than friends


PR3a

A lot [(earlier/later)], somewhat, or only a little [(earlier/ later)]?

1 A LOT

2 SOMEWHAT

3 A LITTLE

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1A LOT107730.36%05.38%
2SOMEWHAT119633.71%05.98%
3A LITTLE127535.94%06.37%
-9REFUSED1-00.00%
-8DONT KNOW35-00.17%
.Missing16429-82.09%

Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

  • Missing Data Codes: -9 (Refused), -8 (Don't know), . (Missing)
  • Total Cases: 20013

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Variable Label: Taken birth control pills


PR4

Have you ever taken birth control pills?

1 YES

5 NO

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1YES577064.42%28.83%
5NO318735.58%15.92%
-9REFUSED11-00.05%
-8DONT KNOW12-00.06%
.Missing11033-55.13%

Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

  • Missing Data Codes: -9 (Refused), -8 (Don't know), . (Missing)
  • Total Cases: 20013

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Variable Label: Age 1st taken birth control pills


PR4a

How old were you when you started taking birth control pills?

  • Valid N: 5707
  • Refused: 60
  • Don't Know: 2
  • Missing (Other): 0
  • Missing (System): 14244
MeanStd DevMedianMinMax
20.4405.0719.0000.00055.000
  • Valid Range: 0 - 55
  • Total Cases: 20013

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Variable Label: Still take birth control pills


PR4b

Do you still take them now?

1 YES

5 NO

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1YES91915.93%04.59%
5NO485184.07%24.24%
.Missing14243-71.17%

Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

  • Missing Data Codes: . (Missing)
  • Total Cases: 20013

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Variable Label: Age stopped taking birth control pills


PR4c

How old were you when you stopped taking them?

  • Valid N: 4743
  • Refused: 106
  • Don't Know: 3
  • Missing (Other): 0
  • Missing (System): 15161
MeanStd DevMedianMinMax
26.2707.1125.0008.00067.000
  • Valid Range: 8 - 67
  • Total Cases: 20013

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Variable Label: Operation to remove ovaries/uterus


PR5

Have you ever had an operation to remove either your ovaries or your uterus?

1 YES

5 NO

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1YES162618.14%08.12%
5NO733881.86%36.67%
-9REFUSED7-00.03%
-8DONT KNOW9-00.04%
.Missing11033-55.13%

Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

  • Missing Data Codes: -9 (Refused), -8 (Don't know), . (Missing)
  • Total Cases: 20013

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Variable Label: Age ovaries/uterus removed


PR5a

How old were you when you had that operation?

  • Valid N: 1587
  • Refused: 34
  • Don't Know: 0
  • Missing (Other): 0
  • Missing (System): 18392
MeanStd DevMedianMinMax
38.1109.9038.0011.00082.000
  • Valid Range: 11 - 82
  • Total Cases: 20013

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Variable Label: Still menstruating/stopped temporaily/stopped permanently


PR6

Do you still have menstrual periods, have you stopped having periods temporarily, or have you stopped having periods permanently?

1 STILL HAVE PERIODS

2 STOPPED TEMPORARILY

3 STOPPED PERMANENTLY

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1STILL HAVE PERIODS538760.18%26.92%
2STOPPED TEMPORARILY53505.98%02.67%
3STOPPED PERMANENTLY303033.85%15.14%
-9REFUSED15-00.07%
-8DONT KNOW13-00.06%
.Missing11033-55.13%

Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

  • Missing Data Codes: -9 (Refused), -8 (Don't know), . (Missing)
  • Total Cases: 20013

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Variable Label: Age last period


PR7

How old were you when had your last menstrual period?

  • Valid N: 2867
  • Refused: 161
  • Don't Know: 2
  • Missing (Other): 0
  • Missing (System): 16983
MeanStd DevMedianMinMax
44.2508.6546.0014.00070.000
  • Valid Range: 14 - 70
  • Total Cases: 20013

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Variable Label: Taken hormone replacement pills for menopausal symptoms


PR8

Did you ever take hormone replacement pills for menopausal symptoms?

1 YES

5 NO

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1YES118939.37%05.94%
5NO183160.63%09.15%
-9REFUSED2-00.01%
-8DONT KNOW8-00.04%
.Missing16983-84.86%

Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

  • Missing Data Codes: -9 (Refused), -8 (Don't know), . (Missing)
  • Total Cases: 20013

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Variable Label: Age 1st taken hormone replacements


PR9

How old were you when you started taking hormone replacement pills?

  • Valid N: 1172
  • Refused: 16
  • Don't Know: 0
  • Missing (Other): 0
  • Missing (System): 18825
MeanStd DevMedianMinMax
45.7309.3047.0005.00078.000
  • Valid Range: 5 - 78
  • Total Cases: 20013

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Variable Label: Still take hormone replacements


PR10

Are you still taking them?

1 YES

5 NO

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1YES69858.70%03.49%
5NO49141.30%02.45%
.Missing18824-94.06%

Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

  • Missing Data Codes: . (Missing)
  • Total Cases: 20013

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Variable Label: Age stopped taking hormone replacements


PR11

How old were you when you stopped taking them?

  • Valid N: 468
  • Refused: 22
  • Don't Know: 0
  • Missing (Other): 0
  • Missing (System): 19523
MeanStd DevMedianMinMax
50.3510.1752.0016.00075.000
  • Valid Range: 16 - 75
  • Total Cases: 20013

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Variable Label: Why periods have stopped-1st mention


PR12

Why have your periods stopped?

ENTER ALL THAT APPLY. DO NOT PROBE

1 PREGNANCY

2 DIETING

3 HEAVY EXERCISE

4 BIRTH CONTROL PILLS

5 POSSIBLE BEGINNING OF MENAPAUSE

6 OTHER (SPECIFY)

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1PREGNANCY18835.81%00.94%
2DIETING100.19%00.00%
4BIRTH CONTROL PILLS3206.10%00.16%
5POSSIBLE BEGINNING OF MENAPAUSE14327.24%00.71%
6OTHER (SPECIFY)16130.67%00.80%
-8DONT KNOW11-00.05%
.Missing19477-97.32%

Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

  • Missing Data Codes: -8 (Don't know), . (Missing)
  • Total Cases: 20013

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Variable Label: Why periods have stopped-2nd mention


PR12

Why have your periods stopped?

ENTER ALL THAT APPLY. DO NOT PROBE

1 PREGNANCY

2 DIETING

3 HEAVY EXERCISE

4 BIRTH CONTROL PILLS

5 POSSIBLE BEGINNING OF MENAPAUSE

6 OTHER (SPECIFY)

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
3HEAVY EXERCISE133.33%00.00%
6OTHER (SPECIFY)266.67%00.01%
.Missing20010-99.99%

Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

  • Missing Data Codes: . (Missing)
  • Total Cases: 20013

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Variable Label: Ever had PMS


PR13

Many women find that their mood becomes much worse in the week before their menstrual period and then returns to normal within a few days after their period starts. The changes in mood usually involve things like feeling sad, depressed, sensitive, anxious, tense or irritable. Did you ever have a time in your life like this when your mood became much worse in the week before your menstrual period?

1 YES

5 NO

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1YES401945.28%20.08%
5NO485654.72%24.26%
-9REFUSED19-00.09%
-8DONT KNOW86-00.43%
.Missing11033-55.13%

Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

  • Missing Data Codes: -9 (Refused), -8 (Don't know), . (Missing)
  • Total Cases: 20013

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Variable Label: Most sev-# mths/yr mood changes worse wk before period


PR14

During the time in your life when these mood changes were frequent and severe about how many months out of 12 each year were your mood changes much worse during the week before your period? (You can use any number between 1 and 12).

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: 3888
  • Refused: 130
  • Don't Know: 3
  • Missing (Other): 0
  • Missing (System): 15992
MeanStd DevMedianMinMax
07.4004.2006.0001.00012.000
  • Valid Range: 1 - 12
  • Total Cases: 20013

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Variable Label: INTERVIEWER CHECKPOINT (PR 14)


PR15

INTERVIEWER CHECKPOINT: (SEE *PR14)

1 *PR14 CODED 7 MONTHS OR MORE

2 ALL OTHERS

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1*PR14 CODED 7 MONTHS OR MORE36638.32%01.83%
2ALL OTHERS58961.68%02.94%
.Missing19058-95.23%

Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

  • Missing Data Codes: . (Missing)
  • Total Cases: 20013

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Variable Label: Most sev-# mths/yr mood changes worse wk before period


PR16

During the week before your period in a typical month when you had mood changes, was your mood much worse than normal all the time, most of the time, some of the time, or only a little of the time?

1 ALL THE TIME

2 MOST OF THE TIME

3 SOME OF THE TIME

4 A LITTLE OF THE TIME

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1ALL THE TIME34718.07%01.73%
2MOST OF THE TIME67935.36%03.39%
3SOME OF THE TIME62432.50%03.12%
4A LITTLE OF THE TIME27014.06%01.35%
-8DONT KNOW3-00.01%
.Missing18090-90.39%

Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

  • Missing Data Codes: -8 (Don't know), . (Missing)
  • Total Cases: 20013

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Variable Label: Also had probs like concentration/tired/change in app/sleep


PR16a

Did you usually also have any other problems at the same time, such as difficulty concentrating, tiredness, change in appetite, or change in sleep?

1 YES

5 NO

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1YES65263.86%03.26%
5NO36936.14%01.84%
-8DONT KNOW5-00.02%
.Missing18987-94.87%

Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

  • Missing Data Codes: -8 (Don't know), . (Missing)
  • Total Cases: 20013

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Variable Label: PMS interfered with work/social life/relationships


PR19

How much did these problems ever interfere with either your work, your social life, or your personal relationships - not at all, a little, some, a lot or extremely?

1 NOT AT ALL

2 A LITTLE

3 SOME

4 A LOT

5 EXTREMELY

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.

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1NOT AT ALL9314.26%00.46%
2A LITTLE19029.14%00.95%
3SOME20030.67%01.00%
4A LOT14021.47%00.70%
5EXTREMELY2904.45%00.14%
.Missing19361-96.74%

Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

  • Missing Data Codes: . (Missing)
  • Total Cases: 20013

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Variable Label: Unable to work/acts due to PMS


PR19a

How often were you unable to carry out your daily activities because of the problems that occurred during the week before your menstrual period - often, sometimes, rarely, or never?

1 OFTEN

2 SOMETIMES

3 RARELY

4 NEVER

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1OFTEN8121.95%00.40%
2SOMETIMES11531.17%00.57%
3RARELY7720.87%00.38%
4NEVER9626.02%00.48%
.Missing19644-98.16%

Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

  • Missing Data Codes: . (Missing)
  • Total Cases: 20013

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Variable Label: Remember exact age lst had PMS


PR20

Can you remember your exact age the very first time in your life you had pre-menstrual problems?

1 YES

5 NO

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1YES19675.10%00.98%
5NO6524.90%00.32%
-8DONT KNOW6-00.03%
.Missing19746-98.67%

Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

  • Missing Data Codes: -8 (Don't know), . (Missing)
  • Total Cases: 20013

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Variable Label: Age 1st had PMS


PR20a

(IF NEC: How old were you?)

  • Valid N: 183
  • Refused: 0
  • Don't Know: 0
  • Missing (Other): 0
  • Missing (System): 19830
MeanStd DevMedianMinMax
19.1407.7716.0009.00045.000
  • Valid Range: 9 - 45
  • Total Cases: 20013

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Variable Label: Estimate age 1st PMS


PR20b

About how old were you the first time?

  • Valid N: 8
  • Refused: 0
  • Don't Know: 0
  • Missing (Other): 0
  • Missing (System): 20005
MeanStd DevMedianMinMax
25.7508.4125.5016.00040.000
  • Valid Range: 16 - 40
  • Total Cases: 20013

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Variable Label: Estimate age 1st PMS


PR20b1

About how old were you the first time?

  • Valid N: 55
  • Refused: 16
  • Don't Know: 0
  • Missing (Other): 0
  • Missing (System): 19942
MeanStd DevMedianMinMax
22.0509.0420.0012.00050.000
  • Valid Range: 12 - 50
  • Total Cases: 20013

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Variable Label: 1st PMS before 20s


PR20b2

Was it before your twenties?

1 YES

5 NO

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1YES969.23%00.04%
5NO430.77%00.02%
-8DONT KNOW3-00.01%
.Missing19997-99.92%

Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

  • Missing Data Codes: -8 (Don't know), . (Missing)
  • Total Cases: 20013

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Variable Label: Had PMS in past 12 months


PR21

Did you have problems like these in the past 12 months?

1 YES

5 NO

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1YES17665.92%00.88%
5NO9134.08%00.45%
.Missing19746-98.67%

Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

  • Missing Data Codes: . (Missing)
  • Total Cases: 20013

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Variable Label: How recently in past months had PMS


PR21a

How recently - in the past month, two to six months ago, or more than six months ago?

1 PAST MONTH

2 2-6 MONTHS AGO

3 MORE THAN 6 MONTHS AGO

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1PAST MONTH13677.27%00.68%
22-6 MONTHS AGO2815.91%00.14%
3MORE THAN 6 MONTHS AGO1206.82%00.06%
.Missing19837-99.12%

Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

  • Missing Data Codes: . (Missing)
  • Total Cases: 20013

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Variable Label: Age last time had PMS


PR21b

How old were you the last time?

  • Valid N: 87
  • Refused: 4
  • Don't Know: 0
  • Missing (Other): 0
  • Missing (System): 19922
MeanStd DevMedianMinMax
37.7210.0339.0018.00055.000
  • Valid Range: 18 - 55
  • Total Cases: 20013

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Variable Label: # different years in life with PMS


PR22

How many different years in your life did you have pre-menstrual problems?

IF VOL 'EVERY SINCE YEAR THEY STARTED', CODE '777'

  • Valid N: 222
  • Refused: 4
  • Don't Know: 0
  • Missing (Other): 41
  • Missing (System): 19746
MeanStd DevMedianMinMax
14.4510.1912.0000.00055.000
  • Valid Range: 0 - 55
  • Total Cases: 20013

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Variable Label: Talked to professional about PMS


PR27

Did you ever in your life talk to a medical doctor or other professional about your pre-menstrual problems?

(By other professional we mean psychologists, counselors, spiritual advisors, herbalists, acupuncturists, and other healing professionals.)

1 YES

5 NO

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1YES16260.67%00.81%
5NO10539.33%00.52%
.Missing19746-98.67%

Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

  • Missing Data Codes: . (Missing)
  • Total Cases: 20013

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Variable Label: Age 1st talked to profssional about PMS


PR27a

How old were you the first time (you talked to a professional about these problems)?

  • Valid N: 161
  • Refused: 1
  • Don't Know: 0
  • Missing (Other): 0
  • Missing (System): 19851
MeanStd DevMedianMinMax
24.7009.0924.0002.00052.000
  • Valid Range: 2 - 52
  • Total Cases: 20013

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Variable Label: Received professional treatment for PMS in past year


PR30

Did you receive professional treatment for your pre-menstrual problems at any time in the past 12 months?

1 YES

5 NO

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1YES3320.37%00.16%
5NO12979.63%00.64%
.Missing19851-99.19%

Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

  • Missing Data Codes: . (Missing)
  • Total Cases: 20013

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