Development and validation of the Chinese version of the Diabetes Management Self-efficacy Scale
Wu, Vivienne Shu-Fang, Courtney, Mary D., Edwards, Helen E., McDowell, Jan K., Shortridge-Baggett, Lillie M., & Chang, Pei-Jen (2008) Development and validation of the Chinese version of the Diabetes Management Self-efficacy Scale. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 45(4), pp. 534-542.
Objective The purpose of this study was to translate the Diabetes Management Self-Efficacy Scale (DMSES) into Chinese and test the validity and reliability of the instrument within a Taiwanese population.Research design and methods A two-stage design was used for this study. Stage I consisted of a multi-stepped process of forward and backward translation, using focus groups and consensus meetings to translate the 20-item Australia/English version DMSES to Chinese and test content validity. Stage II established the psychometric properties of the Chinese version DMSES (C-DMSES) by examining the criterion, convergent and construct validity, internal consistency and stability testing. The sample for Stage II comprised 230 patients with type 2 diabetes aged 30 years or more from a diabetes outpatient clinic in Taiwan.Results Three items were modified to better reflect Chinese practice. The C-DMSES obtained a total average CVI score of .86.The convergent validity of the C-DMSES correlated well with the validated measure of the General Self-Efficacy Scale in measuring self-efficacy (r=.55; p<.01). Criterion-related validity showed that the C-DMSES was a significant predictor of the Summary of Diabetes Self-Care Activities scores (Beta=.58; t=10.75, p<.01). Factor analysis supported the C-DMSES being composed of four subscales. Good internal consistency (Cronbach's alpha=.77 to .93) and test-retest reliability (Pearson correlation coefficient r=.86, p<.01) were found.Conclusions The C-DMSES is a brief and psychometrically sound measure for evaluation of self-efficacy towards management of diabetes by persons with type 2 diabetes in Chinese populations.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Additional Information:||Corresponding author. Nursing Faculty, Department of Nursing, National Taipei College of Nursing, 365, Ming Te Road, Peitou, 112 Taipei, Taiwan. Tel.: +886 2 2822 7101x3163; fax: +886 2 2828 0219.|
|Keywords:||Diabetes, Self-efficacy, Diabetes Management Self-efficacy Scale, Validation|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > NURSING (111000) > Nursing not elsewhere classified (111099)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health|
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Nursing
|Deposited On:||07 May 2009 11:55|
|Last Modified:||29 Feb 2012 23:44|
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