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FAQs: Instrumentation

  1. Are all NCS-R Screening Section questions asked of all respondents?

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  2. Are all questions asked of all respondents?

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  3. Are there CPES measures of acculturation?

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  4. Are there questions in NCS-R about sexual behavior other than those about condom use and age of first intercourse?

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  5. Can response options in questions SR52 (see social worker) and SR61 (see counselor) be classified as mental health specialty and human services settin

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  6. How are respondents identified as missing questions?

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  7. How can I find the NCS-R DSM-IV personality disorder items referred to in Lenzenweger et al. (2007)?

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  8. How can I identify the universe for a question (which respondents were asked the question)?

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  9. How can I provide unique cluster IDs for analysis with MPlus?

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  10. How can I tell if a question was skipped?

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  11. How do I identify skip patterns to create measures for hospitalization for mental health problem and hospitalization for substance abuse problems?

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  12. How were the questionnaires developed?

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  13. In the CPES work status variable (V09154), what is the difference between ?unemployed? and ?not in the labor force??

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  14. Is there a CPES finite population correction (fpc) variable?

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  15. Under what conditions would the interviewer probe and complete the interviewer queries in SC10.5a (hearing impairment)?

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  16. What are the sources for the items in the three NCS-R personality modules?

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  17. What CPES variable has primary sampling unit (PSU) information?

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  18. What is the gender breakdown in NCS-R Part 2?

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  19. What kind of industry and occupation codes does CPES use?

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  20. What questionnaire sections were considered "core" to the CPES and therefore asked in all three studies?

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  21. Which CPES studies asked about sexual orientation?

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  22. Why did NCS-R have two parts?

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  23. Why do some variables in the CPES Suicidality section appear to be duplicates (e.g., V01995 and V02025, and V01999 and V02029)?

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