Psychometric Properties of the Hypoglycemia Fear Survey-II for Adults With Type 1 Diabetes

  title={Psychometric Properties of the Hypoglycemia Fear Survey-II for Adults With Type 1 Diabetes},
  author={Linda Gonder-Frederick and Karen M. Schmidt and Karen A. Vajda and Megan L. Greear and Harsimran Jit Singh and Jaclyn A. Shepard and Daniel J. Cox},
  booktitle={Diabetes care},
OBJECTIVE To perform the first comprehensive psychometric evaluation of the Hypoglycemia Fear Survey-II (HFS-II), a measure of the behavioral and affective dimensions of fear of hypoglycemia, using modern test-theory methods, including item-response theory (IRT). RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS Surveys completed in four previous studies by 777 adults with type 1 diabetes were aggregated for analysis, with 289 subjects completing both subscales of the HFS-II and 488 subjects completing only the… CONTINUE READING
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