Variable Details:

Source:

Welch, Janet (2001), "Hemodialysis Patient Beliefs by Stage of Fluid Adherence", Research in Nursing and health, 24, 105-112.
[Endnote]


Variable



Definition:

  • The perceived negative aspects of being fluid adherent: social situations, time, embarrassment, activity interference, forgetfulness, fluid required to take medications, and a limit that is too strict.


Item(s):

  • My family would make fun of me if I continually limited my fluid intake.
  • Limiting my fluid takes too much time.


Citations:

  • Champion, V.L. (1984), "Instrument development for health belief model constructs", Advances in Nursing Science, 6, 73-85. [Endnote]