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Intolerance of Uncertainty Scale

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Element NameData TypeSizeRequiredDescriptionValue RangeNotesAliases
subjectkeyGUIDRequiredThe NDAR Global Unique Identifier (GUID) for research subjectNDAR*guid
src_subject_idString20RequiredSubject ID how it's defined in lab/project
interview_dateDateRequiredDate on which the interview/genetic test/sampling/imaging was completed. MM/DD/YYYYRequired field
interview_ageIntegerRequiredAge in months at the time of the interview/test/sampling/imaging.0 :: 1260Age is rounded to chronological month. If the research participant is 15-days-old at time of interview, the appropriate value would be 0 months. If the participant is 16-days-old, the value would be 1 month.
genderString20RequiredSex of the subjectM;FM = Male; F = Female
ius1IntegerRecommendedUncertainty stops me from having a firm opinion1::5; -91=Not at all characteristics of me; 5=Characteristics of me; -9=incomplete
ius2IntegerRecommendedBeing uncertain means that a person is disorganized1::5; -91=Not at all characteristics of me; 5=Characteristics of me; -9=incomplete
ius3IntegerRecommendedUncertainty makes life intolerable.1::5; -91=Not at all characteristics of me; 5=Characteristics of me; -9=incomplete
ius4IntegerRecommendedIt is unfair not having any guarantees in life1::5; -91=Not at all characteristics of me; 5=Characteristics of me; -9=incomplete
ius5IntegerRecommendedMy mind can't be relaxed if I don't know what will happen tomorrow1::5; -91=Not at all characteristics of me; 5=Characteristics of me; -9=incomplete
ius6IntegerRecommendedUncertainty makes me uneasy, anxious, or stressed1::5; -91=Not at all characteristics of me; 5=Characteristics of me; -9=incomplete
ius7IntegerRecommendedUnforeseen events upset me greatly1::5; -91=Not at all characteristics of me; 5=Characteristics of me; -9=incomplete
ius8IntegerRecommendedIt frustrates me not having all the information I need1::5; -91=Not at all characteristics of me; 5=Characteristics of me; -9=incomplete
ius9IntegerRecommendedUncertainty keeps me from living a full life.1::5; -91=Not at all characteristics of me; 5=Characteristics of me; -9=incomplete
ius10IntegerRecommendedOne should always look ahead so as to avoid surprises1::5; -91=Not at all characteristics of me; 5=Characteristics of me; -9=incomplete
ius11IntegerRecommendedA small unforeseen event can spoil everything, even with the best of planning1::5; -91=Not at all characteristics of me; 5=Characteristics of me; -9=incomplete
ius12IntegerRecommendedWhen it's time to act, uncertainty paralyses me1::5; -91=Not at all characteristics of me; 5=Characteristics of me; -9=incomplete
ius13IntegerRecommendedBeing uncertain means that I am not first rate1::5; -91=Not at all characteristics of me; 5=Characteristics of me; -9=incomplete
ius14IntegerRecommendedWhen I am uncertain, I can't go forward1::5; -91=Not at all characteristics of me; 5=Characteristics of me; -9=incomplete
ius15IntegerRecommendedWhen I am uncertain I can't function very well1::5; -91=Not at all characteristics of me; 5=Characteristics of me; -9=incomplete
ius16IntegerRecommendedUnlike me, others always seem to know where they are going with their lives1::5; -91=Not at all characteristics of me; 5=Characteristics of me; -9=incomplete
ius17IntegerRecommendedUncertainty makes me vulnerable, unhappy, or sad1::5; -91=Not at all characteristics of me; 5=Characteristics of me; -9=incomplete
ius18IntegerRecommendedI always want to know what the future has in store for me1::5; -91=Not at all characteristics of me; 5=Characteristics of me; -9=incomplete
ius19IntegerRecommendedI can't stand being taken by surprise1::5; -91=Not at all characteristics of me; 5=Characteristics of me; -9=incomplete
ius20IntegerRecommendedThe smallest doubt can't stop me from acting1::5; -91=Not at all characteristics of me; 5=Characteristics of me; -9=incomplete
ius21IntegerRecommendedI should be able to organize everything in advance1::5; -91=Not at all characteristics of me; 5=Characteristics of me; -9=incomplete
ius22IntegerRecommendedBeing uncertain means that I lack confidence1::5; -91=Not at all characteristics of me; 5=Characteristics of me; -9=incomplete
ius23IntegerRecommendedI think it is unfair that other people seem sure about their future1::5; -91=Not at all characteristics of me; 5=Characteristics of me; -9=incomplete
ius24IntegerRecommendedUncertainty keeps me from sleeping soundly1::5; -91=Not at all characteristics of me; 5=Characteristics of me; -9=incomplete
ius25IntegerRecommendedI must get away from all uncertain situations1::5; -91=Not at all characteristics of me; 5=Characteristics of me; -9=incomplete
ius26IntegerRecommendedThe ambiguities in life stress me1::5; -91=Not at all characteristics of me; 5=Characteristics of me; -9=incomplete
ius27IntegerRecommendedI can't stand being undecided about my future.1::5; -91=Not at all characteristics of me; 5=Characteristics of me; -9=incomplete
ius_sumIntegerRecommendedSum Score for Intolerance of Uncertainty Scale
ius_pasIntegerRecommendedProspective Anxiety Subscale (sum of items- ius: 7,8,10,11,18,19,21)
ius_iasIntegerRecommendedInhibitory Anxiety Subscale (sum of items- ius: 9,12,15,20,25)
ius_shorttotIntegerRecommendedTotal Score of IUS-12 (Short-Form)
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