17.

How much ENERGY, PEP, and VITALITY have you felt (DURING THE PAST MONTH)

0

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

__

__

__

__

__

__

__

__

__

__

__

No energy at all, listless

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Very energetic, dynamic

18.

How DEPRESSED or CHEERFUL have you been? (DURING THE PAST MONTH)

0

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

__

__

__

__

__

__

__

__

__

__

__

Very depressed

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Very cheerful

Scoring

For questions 1, 3, 6, 7, 9, 11, and 13, score 1=5, 2=4, 3=3, 4=2, 5=1, and 6=0.

For questions 2, 4, 5, 8, 10, 12, and 14, score 1=0, 2=1, 3=2, 4=3, 5=4, and 6=5.

For questions 15 and 16, score 0=10, 1=9, 2=8, 3=7, 4=6, 5=5, 6=4, 7=3, 8=2, 9=1, and 10=0.

For questions 17 and 18, score 1=1, 2=2, 3=3, 4=4, 5=5, 6=6, 7=7, 8=8, 9=9, and 10=10.

Interpretation of Scores

0 to 60 equals ''Severe distress."

61 to 72 equals "Moderate distress."

73 to 110 equals "Positive Well-Being."

 

SOURCE: NCHS, 1977; McDowell and Newell, 1987



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