The chronic kidney disease self-efficacy (CKD-SE) instrument: development and psychometric evaluation.

@article{Lin2012TheCK,
  title={The chronic kidney disease self-efficacy (CKD-SE) instrument: development and psychometric evaluation.},
  author={Chiu-Chu Lin and Chia-Chen Wu and Robert M. Anderson and Chao-Sung Chang and Shu-Chen Chang and Shang-Jyh Hwang and Hung-Chun Chen},
  journal={Nephrology, dialysis, transplantation : official publication of the European Dialysis and Transplant Association - European Renal Association},
  year={2012},
  volume={27 10},
  pages={3828-34}
}
BACKGROUND Self-management has been associated with positive health outcomes among adults with chronic kidney disease (CKD). Perceived disease-related self-efficacy (DSE) is considered a critical component in the successful self-management of chronic disease. A valid and reliable instrument for measuring CKD patients' self-efficacy is needed. This study aims to develop and test a new instrument to measure the DSE of patients with early stage CKD. METHODS A total of 594 Taiwanese patients with… CONTINUE READING