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Multidimensional Scale of Perceived Social Support

mspss

01

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Element NameData TypeSizeRequiredDescriptionValue RangeNotesAliases
subjectkeyGUIDRequiredThe NDAR Global Unique Identifier (GUID) for research subjectNDAR*
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
timeptIntegerRecommendedTime Point888 = not applicable; 999 = missingmspss_time
mspss_1IntegerRecommendedMultidimensional Scale of Perceived Social Support (SO) 1. There is a special person who is around when I am in need.1::7; 888; 9991 = Very strongly disagree; 2 = Strongly disagree; 3 = Mildly disagree; 4 = Neutral; 5 = Mildly agree; 6 = Strongly agree; 7 = Very strongly agree; 888 = not applicable; 999 = missing
mspss_2IntegerRecommendedMultidimensional Scale of Perceived Social Support (SO) 2. There is a special person with who I can share my joys and sorrows.1::7; 888; 9991 = Very strongly disagree; 2 = Strongly disagree; 3 = Mildly disagree; 4 = Neutral; 5 = Mildly agree; 6 = Strongly agree; 7 = Very strongly agree; 888 = not applicable; 999 = missing
mspss_3IntegerRecommendedMultidimensional Scale of Perceived Social Support (Fam) 3. My family really tries to help me.1::7; 888; 9991 = Very strongly disagree; 2 = Strongly disagree; 3 = Mildly disagree; 4 = Neutral; 5 = Mildly agree; 6 = Strongly agree; 7 = Very strongly agree; 888 = not applicable; 999 = missing
mspss_4IntegerRecommendedMultidimensional Scale of Perceived Social Support (Fam) 4. I get the emotional help and support I need from my family.1::7; 888; 9991 = Very strongly disagree; 2 = Strongly disagree; 3 = Mildly disagree; 4 = Neutral; 5 = Mildly agree; 6 = Strongly agree; 7 = Very strongly agree; 888 = not applicable; 999 = missing
mspss_5IntegerRecommendedMultidimensional Scale of Perceived Social Support (SO) 5. I have a special person who is a real source of comfort to me.1::7; 888; 9991 = Very strongly disagree; 2 = Strongly disagree; 3 = Mildly disagree; 4 = Neutral; 5 = Mildly agree; 6 = Strongly agree; 7 = Very strongly agree; 888 = not applicable; 999 = missing
mspss_6IntegerRecommendedMultidimensional Scale of Perceived Social Support (Fri) 6. My friends really try to help me.1::7; 888; 9991 = Very strongly disagree; 2 = Strongly disagree; 3 = Mildly disagree; 4 = Neutral; 5 = Mildly agree; 6 = Strongly agree; 7 = Very strongly agree; 888 = not applicable; 999 = missing
mspss_7IntegerRecommendedMultidimensional Scale of Perceived Social Support (Fri) 7. I can count on my friends when things go wrong.1::7; 888; 9991 = Very strongly disagree; 2 = Strongly disagree; 3 = Mildly disagree; 4 = Neutral; 5 = Mildly agree; 6 = Strongly agree; 7 = Very strongly agree; 888 = not applicable; 999 = missing
mspss_8IntegerRecommendedMultidimensional Scale of Perceived Social Support (Fam) 8. I can talk about my problems with my family.1::7; 888; 9991 = Very strongly disagree; 2 = Strongly disagree; 3 = Mildly disagree; 4 = Neutral; 5 = Mildly agree; 6 = Strongly agree; 7 = Very strongly agree; 888 = not applicable; 999 = missing
mspss_9IntegerRecommendedMultidimensional Scale of Perceived Social Support (SO) 9. I have friends with whom I can share my joys and sorrows.1::7; 888; 9991 = Very strongly disagree; 2 = Strongly disagree; 3 = Mildly disagree; 4 = Neutral; 5 = Mildly agree; 6 = Strongly agree; 7 = Very strongly agree; 888 = not applicable; 999 = missing
mspss_10IntegerRecommendedMultidimensional Scale of Perceived Social Support (Fam) 10. There is a special person in my life who cares about my feelings.1::7; 888; 9991 = Very strongly disagree; 2 = Strongly disagree; 3 = Mildly disagree; 4 = Neutral; 5 = Mildly agree; 6 = Strongly agree; 7 = Very strongly agree; 888 = not applicable; 999 = missing
mspss_11IntegerRecommendedMultidimensional Scale of Perceived Social Support (Fam) 11. My family is willing to help me make decisions.1::7; 888; 9991 = Very strongly disagree; 2 = Strongly disagree; 3 = Mildly disagree; 4 = Neutral; 5 = Mildly agree; 6 = Strongly agree; 7 = Very strongly agree; 888 = not applicable; 999 = missing
mspss_12IntegerRecommendedMultidimensional Scale of Perceived Social Support (Fri) 12. I can talk about my problems with my friends.1::7; 888; 9991 = Very strongly disagree; 2 = Strongly disagree; 3 = Mildly disagree; 4 = Neutral; 5 = Mildly agree; 6 = Strongly agree; 7 = Very strongly agree; 888 = not applicable; 999 = missing
mspss_famIntegerRecommendedMultidimensional Scale of Perceived Social Support - Family subscale total (3, 4, 8, 11)888 = not applicable; 999 = missing
mspss_friIntegerRecommendedMultidimensional Scale of Perceived Social Support - Friends subscale total (6, 7, 9, 12)888 = not applicable; 999 = missing
mspss_soIntegerRecommendedMultidimensional Scale of Perceived Social Support - Significant other subscale total (1, 2, 5, 10)888 = not applicable; 999 = missing
mspss_totalIntegerRequiredMultidimensional Scale of Perceived Social Support - Global perceived social support total888 = not applicable; 999 = missing
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