The Somatic Symptom Scale 8 (SSS-8)

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The Somatic Symptom Scale 8

Over the last 7 days, how much have you been bothered by the following:
[select name="Q1" value="Not at all (0 points)=0|A little bit (1 point)=1|Somewhat (2 points)=2|Quite a bit (3 points)=3|Very much (4 points)=4"] <-- Back pain
[select name="Q2" value="Not at all (0 points)=0|A little bit (1 point)=1|Somewhat (2 points)=2|Quite a bit (3 points)=3|Very much (4 points)=4"] <-- Chest Pain or Shortness of Breath
[select name="Q3" value="Not at all (0 points)=0|A little bit (1 point)=1|Somewhat (2 points)=2|Quite a bit (3 points)=3|Very much (4 points)=4"] <-- Dizziness
[select name="Q4" value="Not at all (0 points)=0|A little bit (1 point)=1|Somewhat (2 points)=2|Quite a bit (3 points)=3|Very much (4 points)=4"] <-- Feeling tired or having low energy
[select name="Q5" value="Not at all (0 points)=0|A little bit (1 point)=1|Somewhat (2 points)=2|Quite a bit (3 points)=3|Very much (4 points)=4"] <-- Headaches
[select name="Q6" value="Not at all (0 points)=0|A little bit (1 point)=1|Somewhat (2 points)=2|Quite a bit (3 points)=3|Very much (4 points)=4"] <-- Pain in your arms, legs or joints
[select name="Q7" value="Not at all (0 points)=0|A little bit (1 point)=1|Somewhat (2 points)=2|Quite a bit (3 points)=3|Very much (4 points)=4"] <-- Stomach or bowel problems
[select name="Q8" value="Not at all (0 points)=0|A little bit (1 point)=1|Somewhat (2 points)=2|Quite a bit (3 points)=3|Very much (4 points)=4"] <-- Trouble sleeping
Total Score --> [calc memo="result" value="score=(Q1)+(Q2)+(Q3)+(Q4)+(Q5)+(Q6)+(Q7)+(Q8)"] out of 32
Interpretation --> [calc memo="result" value="score2=(Q1)+(Q2)+(Q3)+(Q4)+(Q5)+(Q6)+(Q7)+(Q8);score2>15?'Very High':score2>11?'High':score2>7?'Medium':score2>3?'Low':'Minimal'"] Somatic Symptom Burden
[html]<hr>[/html][checkbox memo="display/hide references" name="footnotes" value=""][conditional field="footnotes" condition="(footnotes).is('')"][html]
reference: <a href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24276929" target="_blank">Gierk B, Kohlmann S, Kroenke K, Spangenberg L, Zenger M, Brähler E, Löwe B. The somatic symptom scale-8 (SSS-8): a brief measure of somatic symptom burden. JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Mar;174(3):399-407.</a>[/html][/conditional]
The Somatic Symptom Scale 8

Over the last 7 days, how much have you been bothered by the following:
<-- Back pain
<-- Chest Pain or Shortness of Breath
<-- Dizziness
<-- Feeling tired or having low energy
<-- Headaches
<-- Pain in your arms, legs or joints
<-- Stomach or bowel problems
<-- Trouble sleeping
Total Score --> resultscore=(Q1)+(Q2)+(Q3)+(Q4)+(Q5)+(Q6)+(Q7)+(Q8) out of 32
Interpretation --> resultscore2=(Q1)+(Q2)+(Q3)+(Q4)+(Q5)+(Q6)+(Q7)+(Q8);score2>15?'Very High':score2>11?'High':score2>7?'Medium':score2>3?'Low':'Minimal' Somatic Symptom Burden

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