Skip to main content

Table 1 Item contents of the SHIP© questionnaire and Pearson correlation coefficients between items and dimensions performed with cross-sectional populations at baseline for SHIP Oral and SHIP Premix studies. Correlations > 0.40 are in bold

From: Studying the Hurdles of Insulin Prescription (SHIP©): development, scoring and initial validation of a new self-administered questionnaire

Item contents SHIP Oral Study (n = 1,478a) SHIP Premix Study (n = 1,130b)
  Missing Data N (%) Acceptance Motivation Fears Constraints Restraints Barriers Missing Data N (%) Acceptance Motivation Fears Constraints Restraints Barriers
Willingness because of more balanced diabetes 12 (0.80) 0.64 0.20 0.20 21 (1.83) 0.63 0.23 0.13
Happy because of improvement in quality of living 11 (0.74) 0.63 0.23 0.15 20 (1.74) 0.62 0.23 0.06
Favourable because of easiness to use of treatment 14 (0.94) 0.64 0.31 0.27 20 (1.74) 0.68 0.32 0.23
Advantage because of a less restrictive diet NAc 0.57 0.12 0.11 20 (1.74) 0.50 0.08 -0.02
Confidence in physicians 23 (1.54) 0.55 0.11 0.24 20 (1.74) 0.56 0.17 0.18
Feeling restricted because of self-surveillance 18 (1.20) 0.23 0.63 0.32 13 (1.13) 0.28 0.67 0.35
Constraint because of dependency, liberty loss 17 (1.14) 0.21 0.63 0.26 22 (1.91) 0.21 0.62 0.30
Upset diabetes is getting worse 15 (1.00) 0.04 0.41 0.21 22 (1.91) 0.07 0.47 0.25
Fear of having more hypoglycaemia crises 15 (1.00) 0.11 0.45 0.37 22 (1.91) 0.08 0.48 0.23
Fear that treatment gets more complicated 15 (1.00) 0.35 0.58 0.41 18 (1.57) 0.38 0.60 0.42
Bothered by being seen while injecting insulin 21 (1.41) 0.24 0.35 0.71 17 (1.48) 0.10 0.30 0.61
Fear that people notice I'm diabetic 16 (1.07) 0.17 0.34 0.57 19 (1.65) 0.08 0.34 0.57
Bothered by skin being marked at injection site 12 (0.80) 0.13 0.29 0.56 14 (1.22) 0.12 0.28 0.47
Stressed because injections can be painful 14 (0.94) 0.24 0.39 0.53 20 (1.74) 0.14 0.35 0.48
  1. a 1,478 = 1,487-9, due to missing data
  2. b 1,130 = 1,141-11, due to missing data
  3. c NA, not assessed