Validity of a low literacy version of the Decisional Conflict Scale.

@article{Linder2011ValidityOA,
  title={Validity of a low literacy version of the Decisional Conflict Scale.},
  author={Suzanne K. Linder and Paul Swank and Sally W. Vernon and Patricia Dolan Mullen and Robert O. Morgan and Robert J. Volk},
  journal={Patient education and counseling},
  year={2011},
  volume={85 3},
  pages={521-4}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the psychometric properties of the 4-factor low literacy Decisional Conflict Scale (DCS-LL) with men eligible for prostate cancer screening (PCS). METHODS We used baseline (T0; n=149) and post-intervention (T2; n=89) data from a randomized, controlled trial of a PCS decision aid to assess internal consistency reliability and construct, discriminant, and factor validity. RESULTS There was evidence of excellent internal consistency reliability (α's≥.80) and fair… CONTINUE READING