- Immigrants from Europe, USA, 1978
- N = 844
- Non Response:
- Questionnaire: paper
- Authors's label
- Negative affect
- Our Classification
- Index consisting of 2 items:
1. Stress, scored on the following
index of closed questions:
- Is your life hard?
- Is your life tied down?
- Do you worry about bills all the
- Does anything make you feel
frightened or worried?
- Do you ever worry about having a
0: not stressful; 1: stressful,
2. Depression, scored on the question:
How often do you feel depressed?
1: rarely, 4: all the time.
Loadings of both items were determined by factor-analysis.