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Table 9 Perceived Stress

From: A feasibility study of mHealth and wearable technology in late onset GM2 gangliosidosis (Tay-Sachs and Sandhoff Disease)

Perceived Stress
Question Possible Answer Numerical value
In the last month, how often have you been upset because of something that happened unexpectedly? Never 0
Almost Never 1
Sometimes 2
Fairly Often 3
Very Often 4
In the last month, how often have you felt that you were unable to control the important things in your life? Never 0
Almost Never 1
Sometimes 2
Fairly Often 3
Very Often 4
In the last month, how often have you felt nervous and “stressed”? Never 0
Almost Never 1
Sometimes 2
Fairly Often 3
Very Often 4
In the last month, how often have you felt confident about your ability to handle your personal problems? Never 4
Almost Never 3
Sometimes 2
Fairly Often 1
Very Often 0
In the last month, how often have you felt that things were going your way? Never 4
Almost Never 3
Sometimes 2
Fairly Often 1
Very Often 0
In the last month, how often have you found that you could not cope with all the things that you had to do? Never 0
Almost Never 1
Sometimes 2
Fairly Often 3
Very Often 4
In the last month, how often have you been able to control irritations in your life? Never 4
Almost Never 3
Sometimes 2
Fairly Often 1
Very Often 0
In the last month, how often have you felt that you were on top of things? Never 4
Almost Never 3
Sometimes 2
Fairly Often 1
Very Often 0
In the last month, how often have you been angered because of things that were outside of your control? Never 0
Almost Never 1
Sometimes 2
Fairly Often 3
Very Often 4
In the last month, how often have you felt difficulties were piling up so high that you could not overcome them? Never 0
Almost Never 1
Sometimes 2
Fairly Often 3
Very Often 4
Total Score 40