nlsy97depression: NLSY97 Longitudinal Depression Scale Data

Description Usage Format Source

Description

A 5-item depression scale used on the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth, 1997 sample (NLSY97). Individuals were assessed in 2000, 2002, and 2004. All items are assessed on a 4-point likert scale.

Usage

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Format

A data frame with 26952 rows and 7 variables:

pid

Unique ID of participant

sex

Sex of participant

birth_m

Birth Month

birth_y

Birth Year

occasion

Measurement occasion

nervous

How often participant felt 'like a nervous person'

calm

How often participant felt 'calm and peaceful'

down

How often participant felt 'down or blue'

happy

How often participant felt 'like a happy person'

depressed

How often participant felt 'depressed'

Source

https://www.bls.gov/nls/nlsy97.htm


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