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SC8_1Physical health ratingV00233SC8_1C8*
SC8_2Mental health ratingV00234SC8_2C8B*
SC9_1# days past month PH/MH/SU limit daily activitiesV00239SC9_1
SC10_1ADifficulty in learn/remember/concentrate due to conditionV00252SC10_1A
SC10_1BDifficulty getting along with others due to conditionV00253SC10_1B
SC10_1CDifficulty dress/bathe/getting around house due to condV00254SC10_1C
SC10_1DDifficulty leave home alone/go doctor due to conditionV00255SC10_1D
SC10_1EDifficulty working at job/business due to conditionV00256SC10_1E
SC10_1FDifficulty participating in school/housework/daily activitiesV00257SC10_1F
SC10_4DHave learning disabilityV00264SC10_4D
SC10_4EHave physical disabilityV00265SC10_4E
SC10_4FHave cond that substantially limits physical activityV00266SC10_4F
SC10_4GHave emotional/mental disabilityV00267SC10_4G
SC10_12AHow long activities limited because condition/problemV00248SC10_12A
SC10_12BUnit of time activities limitedV00249SC10_12B
SC10_14# describes amt health probs limit activities in past 3 mthsV00251SC10_14
SC19Willing careful response for following questionsV00683SC19
SC20Fear or panic attack leaving frightened/anxious/uneasyV00684SC20SC20*
SC20AAttack leads to phys symptoms/loss control/dire outcomeV00688SC20ASC20A
SC20BAnxiety attack leading to fear of losing mindV00689
SC20_1Anger attack leading to breaking item of some valueV00685SC20_1SC20_1
SC20_2Anger attack leading to hitting/attempt hitting personV00686SC20_2SC20_2
SC20_3Anger attack leading to threat of harm to personV00687SC20_3SC20_3
SC21Sad/empty/depressed for several day periodV00690SC21SC21
SC22Discouraged about life for several day periodV00691SC22SC22
SC23Lost interest in enjoyable things for several day periodV00692SC23SC23
SC23ALife seems meaningless for several day periodV00693
SC24Energetic/restless/talkative/unusual behavior periodV00694SC24SC24
SC25Irritable/grumpy/bad mood for several day periodV00695SC25SC25
SC25AIrritation led to shout/argue/hit for several day periodV00696SC25ASC25A
SC25BRestless/uncontrolled thoughts and behavior periodV00697
SC26Worried more than others about same problemsV00698SC26SC26*
SC26AMore nervous/anxious than most with same problemsV00708SC26ASC26A
SC26BAnxious/worried most days for one month or moreV00709SC26BSC26B
SC26CExcessive worries/nervous when on the edgeV00710
SCAT1Felt out of control due to nervous attack V00747
SC26_1Family worried about health due to excess smokingV00699SC26_1SC26_1
SC26_1B1Age first smokedV00700
SC26_1B2Before your teensV00701
SC26_1B3Before your twentiesV00702
SC26_1CHow many days smoke in last yearV00703
SC26_1EHow many cigarettes per day last yearV00704
SC26_2Family worried or compl about drug/alcohol useV00705SC26_2SC26_2
SC26_3Alcohol/drug use caused problems/argue with othersV00706SC26_3SC26_3
SC26_4Alcohol/drugs interfered with responsibilitiesV00707SC26_4SC26_4
SC27AStrong fear of bugs, snakes, animalsV00715SC27ASC27A*
SC27BStrong fear of still water/weather eventsV00716SC27BSC27B*
SC27CStrong fear of going to doc or hosp/injections/blood/injuryV00717SC27CSC27C*
SC27DStrong fear of closed spacesV00718SC27DSC27D*
SC27EStrong fear of heightsV00719SC27ESC27E*
SC27FStrong fear of flying/airplanesV00720SC27FSC27F*
SC27_2Upset/nervous when faced specified fear(s)V00712SC27_2SC27_2
SC27_3Avoid situation(s) due to fearV00713SC27_3SC27_3
SC27_4Think fear stronger than normalV00714SC27_4SC27_4
SC29Extremely afraid or shy in social situationsV00722SC29SC29
SC29AAfraid/uncomfortable with public speakingV00727SC29ASC29A
SC29_1Very upset/nervous in social sit or in front of groupV00723SC29_1SC29_1
SC29_2Avoid social sit or activity in front of group due to fearV00724SC29_2SC29_2
SC29_3Think social fear stronger than normalV00725SC29_3SC29_3
SC30Afraid of crowds/public places/travelingV00728SC30SC30
SC30_1Upset/nervous when in crowds/public places/travelingV00729SC30_1SC30_1
SC30_2Avoid crowds/public places/traveling due to fearV00730SC30_2SC30_2
SC30_3Think fear stronger than normalV00731SC30_3SC30_3
SC31Concentration probs before age 7V00735
SC32Fidgety childhoodV00737SC32
SC33Freq in trouble with adults for 6+ mths in chldhd or adolV00738SC33SC33
SC33_1Lie/steal/break rules as child or teenV00739SC33_1SC33_1
SC33_2Broke into cars/set fires/destroy prop as child/teenV00740SC33_2SC33_2
SC33_3Run away/freq hooky/stay out too late as child/teenV00741SC33_3SC33_3
SC34Separation anxiety for 1+ mth as childV00742SC34SC34*
SC35Separation anxiety for 1+ mth as adult V00743SC35
SCS1Night in hosp/facil for mental health/drug/alc/nerves/emotV00748
SCS2APsychiatrist for mental health/drug/alc/nerves/emotV00750
SCS2BGen pract or doc for ment health/drug/alc/nerves/emotV00751
SCS2COther med doc for mental health/drug/alc/nerves/emotV00752
SCS2DPsychologist for mental health/drug/alc/nerves/emotV00753
SCS2ESocial worker for mental health/drug/alc/nerves/emotV00754
SCS2FCounselor for mental health/drug/alc/nerves/emotV00755
SCS2GOther ment health prof for ment health/drug/alc/nerve/emotV00756
SCS2HNurse/OT/other health pro for ment health/drg/alc/nerve/emoV00757
SCS2IRelig or spiritual adv for mental health/drug/alc/nerves/emoV00758
SCS2JOther healer for mental health/drug/alc/nerves/emotV00759
SCS3AAge first time psychiatristV00760
SCS4AWhen last saw psychiatristV00770
SCS5ATimes saw psychiatrist last 12 monthsV00780
SCS3BAge first time GP or family docV00761
SCS4BWhen last saw GP or family docV00771
SCS5BTimes saw GP or family doc last 12 monthsV00781
SCS3CAge first time other medical docV00762
SCS4CWhen last saw other med docV00772
SCS5CTimes saw other med doc last 12 monthsV00782
SCS3DAge first time psychologistV00763
SCS4DWhen last saw psychologistV00773
SCS5DTimes saw psychologist last 12 monthsV00783
SCS3EAge first time social workerV00764
SCS4EWhen last saw social workerV00774
SCS5ETimes saw social worker last 12 monthsV00784
SCS3FAge first time counselorV00765
SCS4FWhen last saw counselorV00775
SCS5FTimes saw counselor last 12 monthsV00785
SCS3GAge first time other mental health profV00766
SCS4GWhen last saw other mental health profV00776
SCS5GTimes saw other mental health prof last 12 monthsV00786
SCS3HAge first time nurse, OT, other health profV00767
SCS4HWhen last saw nurse, OT, other health profV00777
SCS5HTimes saw nurse, OT, other health last 12 monthsV00787
SCS3IAge first time relig or spiritual advisorV00768
SCS4IWhen last saw relig or spiritual advisorV00778
SCS5ITimes saw relig or spiritual advisor last 12 monthsV00788
SCS3JAge first time other healerV00769
SCS4JWhen last saw other healerV00779
SCS5JTimes saw other healer last 12 monthsV00789
SCS6AInternet support group for mental health/drug/alc/nerves/emoV00790
SCS6BSelf-help group for mental health/drug/alc/nerves/emoV00791
SCS6CHotline for mental health/drug/alc/nerves/emoV00792
SCS6DPsych counseling with professional for 30+ minV00793
SCS6G_01Type of professional:1st mention (10 iterations)V00794
SCS7AAge first used internet support groupV00805
SCS8AWhen last use internet support groupV00809
SCS9ATimes used internet support group last 12 mthsV00813
SCS7BAge first used self-help groupV00806
SCS8BWhen last use self-help groupV00810
SCS9BTimes used self-help group last 12 mthsV00814
SCS7CAge first used hot lineV00807
SCS8CWhen last use hot lineV00811
SCS9CTimes used hotline last 12 mthsV00815
SCS7DAge first used professional counsel 30+ minV00808
SCS8DWhen last use professional counsel 30+ minV00812
SCS9DTimes used professional counsel last 12 mths 30+ minV00816
SCS10Medicine for mental health/drug/alc/nerves/emo from profV00817
SCS10A_1Type professional gave meds:1st mention (5 iterations)V00818
SCS11Age first time given medicine for mental healthV00826

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