Psychometric Testing of the Self‐Care of Coronary Heart Disease Inventory (SC‐CHDI)

  title={Psychometric Testing of the Self‐Care of Coronary Heart Disease Inventory (SC‐CHDI)},
  author={Victoria Vaughan Dickson and Christopher S Lee and K. Yehle and A. Mola and K. Faulkner and B. Riegel},
  journal={Research in Nursing \& Health},
Although coronary heart disease (CHD) requires a significant amount of self-care, there are no instruments available to measure self-care in this population. The purpose of this study was to test the psychometric properties of the Self-Care of Coronary Heart Disease Inventory (SC-CHDI). Using the Self-Care of Chronic Illness theory, we developed a 22-item measure of maintenance, management, and confidence appropriate for persons with stable CHD and tested it in a convenience sample of 392… Expand
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