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How often bothered by emotional problems, past 7 days

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For sample persons age 18 and older, EMOPROBWK reports the frequency with which the person has been bothered by emotional problems such as feeling anxious, depressed, or irritable, in the past seven days.

EMOPROBWK is part of a series of variables related to sources of help with adult personal or emotional problems, as well as the amount of help received by each source. For related variables, please use the IPUMS NHIS search function and drop-down menus.


This variable has no comparability issues.


  • 2010: Sample adults age 18+.


  • 2010