DKT has 23 items covering two components: a 14-item general test of the patients' knowledge and a 9-item insulin-use subscale.
Authors: Fitzgerald et al.
Outcome: Knowledge See more tools that use this outcomeMeasure: Knowledge See more tools that use this measureNumber of RCTs that used this tool (in our study): 26 See the RCTsScale: Unclear
Reference: Fitzgerald, J. T., Funnell, M. M., Hess, G. E., Barr, P. A., Anderson, R. M., Hiss, R. G., & Davis, W. K. (1998). The reliability and validity of a brief diabetes knowledge test. Diabetes care, 21(5), 706–710.
Target population: General population
Focus Disease specific
Notes Also available for diabetes patients with limited health literacy (simplified Diabetes Knowledge Scale)
Translations available: Yes
Original version validated: Yes
Original language: English
Form of delivery: Self-reported
Licence needed: Unclear
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