The SMCD is a 6-item long questionnaire that assess the self-efficacy level in patients who suffer from chronic diseases. Each item is scored from 1 (=not at all confident) to 10 (=totally confident).
Year: 2001 Authors: Ritter er al Disease: COPD Outcome: Self-efficacy
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Measure: Self-efficacy
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Number of RCTs that used this tool (in our study): 5
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Scale: Higher scores are better, sores range 1-60 Reference: Ritter, P. L., & Lorig, K. (2014). The English and Spanish Self-Efficacy to Manage Chronic Disease Scale measures were validated using multiple studies. Journal of clinical epidemiology, 67(11), 1265–1273.
Target population: General population Focus Generic Translations available: Yes Original version validated: Yes Original language: English, Spanish Form of delivery: Self-reported Licence needed: No 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2014.06.009