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Protocol - Coping with COVID-19

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Description

This protocol is administered either as an interview or a self-report. It includes two questions about how an adult has coped with pandemic-related problems and stress, and a question about how a child has coped with pandemic-related problems and stress.

Specific Instructions

If the participant is under the age of 18, the relationship of the respondent or knowledgeable adult in the household to the child should first be established before administering the protocol.

Protocol

1.Which of the following strategies [have been/were] helpful to YOU during the COVID-19 outbreak?

1a. Texting, calling or video-calling family members or friends

1[ ]Not at all/I didn’t try this

2[ ]Slightly

3[ ]Somewhat

4[ ]Moderately

5[ ]Very much 

1b. Talking to therapist

1[ ]Not at all/I didn’t try this

2[ ]Slightly

3[ ]Somewhat

4[ ]Moderately

5[ ]Very much

1c. Exercising/walking

1[ ]Not at all/I didn’t try this

2[ ]Slightly

3[ ]Somewhat

4[ ]Moderately

5[ ]Very much

1d. Cooking/baking

1[ ]Not at all/I didn’t try this

2[ ]Slightly

3[ ]Somewhat

4[ ]Moderately

5[ ]Very much

1e. Arts and crafts project

1[ ]Not at all/I didn’t try this

2[ ]Slightly

3[ ]Somewhat

4[ ]Moderately

5[ ]Very much

1f. Cleaning/doing household chores

1[ ]Not at all/I didn’t try this

2[ ]Slightly

3[ ]Somewhat

4[ ]Moderately

5[ ]Very much

1g. Playing games with family members

1[ ]Not at all/I didn’t try this

2[ ]Slightly

3[ ]Somewhat

4[ ]Moderately

5[ ]Very much

1h. Playing online games

1[ ]Not at all/I didn’t try this

2[ ]Slightly

3[ ]Somewhat

4[ ]Moderately

5[ ]Very much

1i. Virtual entertainment (concerts, live shows, sports, museums, etc.)

1[ ]Not at all/I didn’t try this

2[ ]Slightly

3[ ]Somewhat

4[ ]Moderately

5[ ]Very much

1j. Other (specify) _______________________

1[ ]Not at all/I didn’t try this

2[ ]Slightly

3[ ]Somewhat

4[ ]Moderately

5[ ]Very much

2. Overall, do you think the COVID-19 outbreak has had a positive impact on your life?

1[ ]No positive impact

2[ ]Small positive impact

3[ ]Moderate/medium positive impact

4[ ]Large positive impact

If respondent had children, ask;

3. Which of the following strategies [have been/were] helpful to YOUR CHILD while staying at home because of the COVID-19 outbreak?

3a. Texting, calling or video-calling family members or friends 

1[ ]Not at all/I didn’t try this

2[ ]Slightly

3[ ]Somewhat

4[ ]Moderately

5[ ]Very much

3b. Virtual learning/school

1[ ]Not at all/I didn’t try this

2[ ]Slightly

3[ ]Somewhat

4[ ]Moderately

5[ ]Very much 

3c. Talking to therapist

1[ ]Not at all/I didn’t try this

2[ ]Slightly

3[ ]Somewhat

4[ ]Moderately

5[ ]Very much 

3d. Exercising/walking

1[ ]Not at all/I didn’t try this

2[ ]Slightly

3[ ]Somewhat

4[ ]Moderately

5[ ]Very much 

3e. Cooking/baking

1[ ]Not at all/I didn’t try this

2[ ]Slightly

3[ ]Somewhat

4[ ]Moderately

5[ ]Very much 

3f. Arts and crafts project

1[ ]Not at all/I didn’t try this

2[ ]Slightly

3[ ]Somewhat

4[ ]Moderately

5[ ]Very much 

3g. Playing Board games, cards with family members

1[ ]Not at all/I didn’t try this

2[ ]Slightly

3[ ]Somewhat

4[ ]Moderately

5[ ]Very much

3h. Playing online games

1[ ]Not at all/I didn’t try this

2[ ]Slightly

3[ ]Somewhat

4[ ]Moderately

5[ ]Very much 

3i. Virtual entertainment (concerts, live shows, sports, museums, etc.)

1[ ]Not at all/I didn’t try this

2[ ]Slightly

3[ ]Somewhat

4[ ]Moderately

5[ ]Very much

3j. Other (specify) _______________________

1[ ]Not at all/I didn’t try this

2[ ]Slightly

3[ ]Somewhat

4[ ]Moderately

5[ ]Very much

Availability

Available

Personnel and Training Required

Equipment Needs

Requirements
Requirement CategoryRequired
Major equipment No
Specialized training No
Specialized requirements for biospecimen collection No
Average time of greater than 15 minutes in an unaffected individual No
Mode of Administration

Self-administered or interviewer-administered questionnaire

Life Stage

Adult, Senior

Participants

Adults aged 18 years and older

Selection Rationale

PhenX used input from crowdsourcing to enable rapid response and release of COVID-19 related protocols in the Toolkit. 

Language

English, Portuguese, Spanish

Standards
StandardNameIDSource
caDSR Common Data Elements (CDE) COVID-19 Coping Questionnaire Assessment Text   7484952 CDE Browser
Derived Variables

Process and Review

Not applicable

Protocol Name from Source

COVID-19 Experiences (COVEX)

Source

Fisher, P.W., Desai, P., Klotz, J., Turner, J.B., Reyes-Portillo, J.A., Ghisolfi, I., Canino, G., and Duarte, C.S. (2020). COVID-19 Experiences (COVEX). Section 7: Coping. Columbia University: Disaster Lit.

General References

Protocol ID

960501

Variables
Export Variables
Variable Name Variable IDVariable DescriptiondbGaP Mapping
COVID-19 Research
Measure Name

Coping with COVID-19

Release Date

October 30, 2020

Definition

This is a measure of coping strategies that an individual has used in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Purpose

This instrument can be used for research and clinical purposes to evaluate how individuals have coped with the COVID-19 pandemic.

Keywords

COVID-19, Coping, stress, coping strategies, impact, COVID, coronavirus