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Table 1 Kessler 6 stress index—percentage reporting “How often did you feel…”? for each item before and after the covid-19 stay-at-home order

From: Physical, Mental, and Financial Stress Impacts of COVID-19 on Early Childhood Educators

Item Sad Restless fidgety Worthless Nervous Everything an effort Hopeless
Response Before After Before After Before After Before After Before After Before After
All 0.7 1.4 2.8 8.6 0 2.3 2.8 8.6 2.1 5.8 0 4.2
Most 2.8 6.3 2.8 15.8 1.4 6.5 4.9 19.3 5.5 15.8 2.9 8.5
Some 7.6 30.3 19.7 34.5 3.5 13 18.9 35 9 23 7.2 23.9
A little 26.4 19 28.2 25.2 19 21.7 37.1 25.7 30.3 23 20.1 21.1
None 62.5 43 46.5 15.8 76.1 56.5 36.4 11.4 49.7 32.4 69.8 42.3