The Diabetes Empowerment Scale: a measure of psychosocial self-efficacy.

  title={The Diabetes Empowerment Scale: a measure of psychosocial self-efficacy.},
  author={R. Anderson and M. Funnell and J. Fitzgerald and D. Marrero},
  journal={Diabetes care},
  volume={23 6},
  • R. Anderson, M. Funnell, +1 author D. Marrero
  • Published 2000
  • Medicine
  • Diabetes care
  • OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to assess the validity, reliability, and utility of the Diabetes Empowerment Scale (DES), which is a measure of diabetes-related psychosocial self-efficacy. [...] Key Method To establish validity, DES subscales were compared with 2 previously validated subscales of the Diabetes Care Profile (DCP). Factor and item analyses were conducted to develop subscales that were coherent, meaningful, and had an acceptable coefficient alpha. Expand Abstract
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