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Field Value
CDE ID C08517
CDE Name 36-item Short Form Health Survey (SF-36) – Cut time on work activities emotional problems indicator
Variable Name SF36CutTmeWrkActEmotProbInd

Indicator for surveyee-reported cut down time on work or other activities as a result of emotional problems during the past 4 weeks as part of version 1.0 of 36-item Short Form Health Survey (SF-36)




Text before question group: During the past 4 weeks, have you had any of the following problems with your work or other regular daily activities as a result of any emotional problems (such as feeling depressed or anxious)? This CDE captures data from SF-36 version 1.0, with permission from the RAND Corporation. Scoring and validation differ for editions by the RAND Corporation (http://www.rand.org) and by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society (NMSS, http://www.nationalmssociety.org) for Multiple Sclerosis Quality of Life instruments. Questions and values for SF-36 version 2.0 differ from version 1.0. Separate permission must be obtained from QualityMetric Inc. (http://www.sf-36.org) to use that instrument.

Input Restrictions Single Pre-Defined Value Selected
Permissible Values


Question Text During the past 4 weeks, have you: Cut down on the amount of time you spent on work or other activities?
Data Type Numeric Values
Population Adult
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Domain Outcomes and End Points
SubDomain Quality of Life/Patient Reported Outcomes
CRF Module Short Form 36-Item Health Survey (SF-36)
Alias Aliases for variable name not defined
Classification Exploratory
Previous Title SF-36 Q17

SF-36 version 1.0 is reproduced (in its entirety) with permission from the RAND Corporation. Copyright by the RAND Corporation. RAND’s permission to reproduce the survey is not an endorsement of the products, services, or other uses in which the survey appears or is applied.
Hays, RD (1994). The Medical Outcomes Study (MOS) Measures of Patient Adherence. Retrieved April 19, 2004, from the RAND Corporation web site: http://www.rand.org/health/surveys_tools/mos/mos_core_36item.html

Version Date 2013-07-22T16:57:17.79
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