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Table 5 State-Trait Anxiety Inventory

From: How we assess the perioperative anxiety of surgical patients with pulmonary nodules: the revision of state-trait anxiety inventory

Below are some of the statements that people often use to describe themselves. Read each statement and tick the appropriate circle on the right to indicate your most appropriate feeling at the moment. There is no right or wrong answer. Don’t spend too much time thinking about any statement, but the answer should be your most appropriate feeling now.
  Here’s how you feel at the moment. Not at all Somewhat Moderately so Very much so
01 I feel calm*
02 I feel secure*
03 I am tense
04 I feel strained
05 I feel at ease*
06 I feel upset
07 I am presently worrying over possible misfortunes
08 I feel satisfied*
09 I feel frightened
10 I feel comfortable*
11 I feel self-confident*
12 I feel nervous
13 I am jittery
14 I feel indecisive
15 I am relaxed*
16 I feel content*
17 I am worried
18 I feel confused
19 I feel steady*
20 I feel pleasant*
  Here’s how you feel often. Not at all Somewhat Moderately so Very much so
21 I feel pleasant*
22 I feel nervous and restless
23 I feel satisfied with myself*
24 I wish I could be as happy as other seem to be*
25 I feel like a failure
26 I feel rested*
27 I am ‘calm, cool and collected’*
28 I feel that difficulties are piling up so that I cannot overcome them
29 I worry too much over something that really doesn’t matter
30 I am happy*
31 I have disturbing thoughts
32 I lack self-confidence
33 I feel secure*
34 I make decision easily*
35 I feel inadequate
36 I am content*
37 Some unimportant thought runs through my mind and bothers me
38 I take disappointments so keenly that I can’t put them out of my mind
39 I am steady person*
40 I get in a state of tension or turmoil as I think over my recent concerns and interests
  1. Reverse counting items are shown with *