Spanish Eating Breakfast
These are single items. For question 1 (how many times in the last week the subject ate breakfast), score as the number entered. Question 2 is whether they subject has had protein for breakfast. The score for question 2 is either 1="yes" or 0="no"; if any of the boxes are checked the score is "1". If something is written in, score as "yes" if it is protein.
Question #1: Tested on 315 Spanish-speaking subjects with diabetes.
Question #2: Tested on 317 Spanish-speaking subjects with diabetes.
Source of Psychometric Data
Stanford/El Paso Diabetes Association Border Diabetes Project. Study reported in Lorig KR, Ritter PL, Jacquez A. Outcomes of Border Health Spanish/English Chronic Disease Self-management Programs. The Diabetes Educator 2005; 31(3):401-409.
Because it is difficult to measure food intake, we decided on a few key behaviors that would act as surrogates for improved eating. Two of these are eating breakfast and having some protein for breakfast. These are measured by the above questions.
Unpublished at this time.
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