Codes and Frequencies
Respondents reported whether their level of depression, the last time they felt depressed, was "closer to a little, closer to a lot, or exactly in the middle". This question was only asked of respondents who reported that their level of depression was "somewhere between a little and a lot" (DEPFEELEVL) and who had feelings of depression at least monthly (DEPFREQ) or who were taking medication for depression (DEPRX).
In 2010, this item was collected for sample adults who completed the Quality of Life supplement (administered to approximately a quarter of sample adults). In 2011, this item was collected for sample adults who completed the Adult Functioning and Disability supplement (administered to a subset of sample adults).
- 2010: One quarter of sample adults, included in quality of life supplement (and excluded from family disability supplement), who feel depressed daily, weekly, or monthly ( or for whom it was unknown how often they feel depressed), or who feel depressed a few times a year or never and take medication for depression (or for whom it was whether they take medication for depression), AND who described their level of depression, the last time they felt depressed, as somewhere in between a little and a lot.
- 2011: Sample adults 18+ who felt depressed daily, weekly, monthly, or refused to answer or didn't know how often they felt depressed OR who felt depressed a few times a year or never and took medication or refused to answer or didn't know if they took medication for depression AND the last time these sample adults felt depressed they described the level of this feeling as somewhere in between a little and a lot.
- 2010-2011 : SUPP1WT