The development and validation of the Perceived Health Competence Scale.

Abstract

A sense of competence or self-efficacy is associated with many positive outcomes, particularly in the area of health behavior. A measure of a sense of competence in the domain of health behavior has not been developed. Most measures are either general measures of a general sense of self-efficacy or are very specific to a particular health behavior. The… (More)

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@article{Smith1995TheDA, title={The development and validation of the Perceived Health Competence Scale.}, author={M Susan Smith and Kenneth Wallston and C. A. Smith}, journal={Health education research}, year={1995}, volume={10 1}, pages={51-64} }