Creating a Data Set from Scratch (File Layout)

First off, I consider myself a beginner, although I took an intro course about two years ago... so, please bear with my and my obvious questions. :sweat_smile:

I am literally starting from scratch by creating a data table - in other words, the data I will be working with is not available in a CSV or XLS file (but pdf!!) and will have to retype everything into a spread.

My challenge is to create a layout that is useable for import into R and analysis.
I am looking at Likert Scale Health data (I know I will need to recode the responses to a numeric value, for example, rarely = 1). I uploaded a screenshot of a question - I am having difficulty picturing how I would transcribe this information into a spread.
Essentially I am trying to capture how many female/male/non-con respondents answered a suicide question with never (0), rarely (1), etc...

Thank you very much for your input!

Thank you very much for your feedback.
I did not realize that this appeared like a homework question.
My post had been reviewed and approved by an admin, so I assumed it was ok.

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