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Hispanic Community Health Study / Study of Latinos

Name Label Folder
agg_ment
SF-12 Health Survey: Aggregate mental health score norm-based transformed
SF-12 Health Survey: Aggregate mental health score norm-based transformed

This sub-scale score is a norm-based transformation of standardized Z scores of the constituent items for the established domains which is scaled to a mean of 50 and standard deviation of 10.

General Health/Quality of Life
agg_phys
SF-12 Health Survey: Aggregate physical health score norm-based transformed
SF-12 Health Survey: Aggregate physical health score norm-based transformed

This sub-scale score is a norm-based transformation of standardized Z scores of the constituent items for the established domains which is scaled to a mean of 50 and standard deviation of 10.

General Health/Quality of Life
cesd10
CESD 10-item total summary score
CESD 10-item total summary score

This variable is the sum of (WBEA1-WBEA10), where positively worded items (WBEA5, WBEA8) are reverse coded. For participants with 1 or 2 missing items, CESD10 is equal to the weighted average of the nonmissing items*10.

General Health/Quality of Life
cesd10_sueno
CESD 10-item total summary score
CESD 10-item total summary score

This variable is the sum of (WBEA1-WBEA10), administered at the Sueno visit, where positively worded items (WBEA5, WBEA8) are reverse coded. For participants with 1 or 2 missing items, CESD10 is equal to the weighted average of the nonmissing items*10.

General Health/Quality of Life
stai10
10-Item State Trait Anxiety Inventory
10-Item State Trait Anxiety Inventory

This variable is the sum of (WBEA11-WBEA20), where positively worded items (WBEA12, WBEA17, WBEA19) are reverse coded, and 1 is added to all responses (converting from 0-3 to 1-4 scale to match the standardized instrument scoring). For participants with 1 or 2 missing items, STAI10 is equal to the weighted average of the nonmissing items*10.

General Health/Quality of Life
stai10_sueno
10-Item State Trait Anxiety Inventory
10-Item State Trait Anxiety Inventory

This variable is the sum of (WBEA11-WBEA20), where positively worded items (WBEA12, WBEA17, WBEA19) are reverse coded, and 1 is added to all responses (converting from 0-3 to 1-4 scale to match the standardized instrument scoring). For participants with 1 or 2 missing items, STAI10 is equal to the weighted average of the nonmissing items*10.

General Health/Quality of Life