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Term Description

The General Well Being (GWB) Schedule 18-item self-administered questionnaire was initially developed for the U.S. Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (HANES I). The GWB Schedule includes positive and negative questions across six dimensions: well-being, self-control, vitality, depression, anxiety, and general health. Each item has the time frame "during the last month," and the first 14 questions use 6-point response scales representing intensity or frequency. The remaining four questions use 0-10 rating scales defined by adjectives at each end. The polarity of items 1, 3, 6, 7, 9, 11, 15, and 16 is reversed for scoring, and items within each subscale are added together for a total score. Lower scores reflect distress and higher scores reflect positive well-being. PMID: 610049
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Details for each LOINC in Panel LHC-Forms

LOINC Name R/O/C Cardinality Example UCUM Units
91629-6 General Well-Being Schedule
Indent91628-8 How have you been feeling in general? (DURING THE PAST MONTH)
Indent91627-0 Have you been bothered by nervousness or your nerves? (DURING THE PAST MONTH)
Indent91626-2 Have you been in firm control of your behavior, thoughts, emotions, or feelings? (DURING THE PAST MONTH)
Indent91625-4 Have you felt so sad, discourages, hopeless, or had so many problems that you wondered if anything was worthwhile? (DURING THE PAST MONTH)
Indent91633-8 Have you been under or felt you were under any strain, stress, or pressure? (DURING THE PAST MONTH)
Indent91624-7 How happy, satisfied, or pleased have you been with your personal life? (DURING THE PAST MONTH)
Indent91623-9 Have you had any reason to wonder if you were losing your mind, or losing control over the way you act, talk, think, feel, or of your memory? (DURING THE PAST MONTH)
Indent91632-0 Have you been anxious, worried, or upset? (DURING THE PAST MONTH)
Indent91622-1 Have you been waking up fresh and rested? (DURING THE PAST MONTH)
Indent91631-2 Have you been bothered by any illness, bodily disorder, pains, or fears about your health? (DURING THE PAST MONTH)
Indent91621-3 Has your daily life been full of things that were interesting to you? (DURING THE PAST MONTH)
Indent91630-4 Have you felt down hearted and blue? (DURING THE PAST MONTH)
Indent91620-5 Have you been feeling emotionally stable and sure of yourself? (DURING THE PAST MONTH)
Indent91619-7 Have you felt tired, worn out, used-up, or exhausted? (DURING THE PAST MONTH)
Indent91618-9 How concerned or worried about your HEALTH have you been? (DURING THE PAST MONTH)
Indent91617-1 How RELEAXED or TENSE have you been? (DURING THE PAST MONTH)
Indent91616-3 How much ENERGY, PEP, and VITALITY have you felt? (DURING THE PAST MONTH)
Indent91615-5 How DEPRESSED or CHEERFUL have you been? (DURING THE PAST MONTH)
Indent91651-0 General Well-Being Schedule - 18 item - total score [NHANES] {score}

Fully-Specified Name

General Well-Being Schedule - 18 item

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