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Table 1 Overview of measures in patient questionnaire (English versions)

From: Social support systems as determinants of self-management and quality of life of people with diabetes across Europe: study protocol for an observational study

Measure Concept Number of items Link
Outcome measures
SF-12v2 4-week recall Functional health status 12 http://www.qualitymetric.com/WhatWeDo/SFHealthSurveys/SF12v2HealthSurvey/tabid/186/Default.aspx
European social survey Well-being 2 http://www.europeansocialsurvey.org/
Rapid assessment of physical activity Physical activity 9 http://depts.washington.edu/hprc/rapa
The summary of diabetes self-care activities Selfcare behaviour and life style 12 http://care.diabetesjournals.org/content/23/7/943.full.pdf
Morisky medication adherence scale Medication adherence 4 https://www.gem-beta.org/public/MeasureDetail.aspx?mid=1133&cat=2
HEIQ V3.0; self monitoring and insight Selfcare cognitions 6 http://www.deakin.edu.au/health/research/phi/heiQ.php
HEIQ V3.0; skill and technique acquisition Selfcare cognitions 4 http://www.deakin.edu.au/health/research/phi/heiQ.php
Inter-mediate measures
Diabetes Health Care Utilization questionnaire Received medical and social care 5 http://patienteducation.stanford.edu/research/utilizdiabetes.html
Age, sex, family situation, education, employment status, sick leave, ethnicity, housing, global household income and comorbidities Demographic data 14  
Independent measures
Involvement in regional or national support organisations   2  
Name generator using probes Network members delivering support 3  
Pre-defined broad domains: information, treatment, day to day tasks, emotional support Types of delivered support by network members 3  
Gender, age, and type of connection Network members characteristics 6  
Relations between network members Ego-network 1