Variable Details:

Source:

Kalichman, Seth C., Demetria Cain, and Andrea Fuhrel (2005), "Assessing medication adherence self-efficacy among low-literacy patients: development of a pictographic visual analogue scale", Health Education Research, 20, 24-35.
[Endnote]


Variable



Definition:

  • A standard (verbal) measure of patients' self-efficacy for HIV treatment adherence


Item(s):

  • I am certain that I can take my HIV medications exactly as my doctor tells me to
  • I am certain that I can take my HIV medications on time even if I have to wake up from a deep sleep
  • I am certain that I can take my HIV medications even if I have been drinking alcohol


Citations: