Codes and Frequencies
Respondents reported if feelings of depression interfered with their lives. This question was only asked of respondents who reported feeling depressed 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).
- 2010-2011: 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 unknown if they take medication for depression).
- 2010-2011 : SUPP1WT