The Proactive Competence Inventory assesses the various competencies involved in proactive coping, including being able to recognise first signals of undesired changes, to recognise one’s possibilities and opportunities, to translate wishes into plans, to think about alternative solutions, to ask for social support, to learn from setback and to reward oneself. Participants were asked to rate these skills in the context of their diabetes self-management in 12 items, with answers ranging from ‘1 not at all able’ to ‘4 very able’
Year: 2006 Authors: Bode et al Disease: T2DM Outcome: Patient activation
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Measure: Patient activation level
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Number of RCTs that used this tool (in our study): 1
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Scale: Higher scores are better Reference: Bode, C., De Ridder, D.T., & Bensing, J.M. (2006). Preparing for aging: Development, feasibility and preliminary results of an educational program for midlife and older based on proactive coping theory. Patient Education and Counseling, 61, 272–278.
Target population: General population Focus Generic Translations available: Yes Original version validated: Yes Original language: Dutch Form of delivery: Self-reported Licence needed: No 10.1016/j.pec.2005.04.006