The DSCB-OA includes factors specifically representing potential barriers to diabetes self-care of the elderly, measured across 25 items. DSC activities in the scale include the following categories: blood glucose monitoring (BGM), medication regime, dietary regime, exercise, and health care utilization.
Year: 1993 Authors: Tu et al. Disease: T2DM Outcome: Self-efficacy
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Measure: Self-efficacy
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Number of RCTs that used this tool (in our study): 1
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Scale: Higher scores are better, scores range 0-100 Reference: Tu, K.-S., & Barchard, K. (1993). An Assessment of Diabetes Self-Care Barriers in Older Adults. Journal of Community Health Nursing, 10(2), 113–118.
Target population: Elderly Focus Disease specific Notes Diabetes patients Translations available: Yes Original version validated: Yes Original language: English Form of delivery: Self-reported Licence needed: Unclear 10.1207/s15327655jchn1002_6