Spanish Diabetes Medications
These are single items only. Score No="0", Sí="1", No sé=blank. You may code the names of the medications if you wish to track them, but they are mainly used to correct scoring, i.e., "hydrochlorothiazide" under cholesterol medications should be coded instead under hypertension medications.
Tested on 189 Spanish-speaking subjects with type 2 diabetes.
Source of Psychometric Data
Stanford Spanish Diabetes Self-Management Study (Programa Manejo Personal de la Diabetes). Study reported in Lorig KR, Ritter PL, Gonzalez VM. Hispanic chronic disease self-management: a randomized community-based outcome trial. Nurs Res. 2003; Nov-Dec;52(6):361-9.
When conducting community-based studies, it is not always possible to do chart audits. This scale can be used to give some idea of the medication use of subjects in such studies.
Unpublished at this time.
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