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Table 2 The descriptive characteristics and structure of instruments

From: Psychometric properties and performance of existing self-efficacy instruments in cancer populations: a systematic review

Instrument (language if not English) Mode of administration Scoring Number of items Domains covered Time needed Reading level Acceptability
SICPAb Self 11-point
0 (not at all confident) to
10 (absolutely confident)
38 Six 1) Coping with medical procedures
2) Communication
3) Activity management
4) Personal management
5) Affective management
6) Self-satisfaction
NR NR NR
SUPPHb Self 5-point
1 (very little confidence)
to 5 (quite a lot of confidence)
29 Four 1) Coping
2) Stress reduction
3)Making decisions
4) Enjoying life.
NR NR NR
Three 1) Positive attitude
2) Stress reduction
3) Making decision.
Two 1) Physiological efficacy information
2) Performance efficacy information.
SEACb
(Japanese)
Self 11-point
0 (not at all confident)
to 10(totally confident).
18 Three 1) Symptom coping efficacy
2) ADL efficacy
3) Affect regulation efficacy
NR NR NR
SESCI b Self 10 (not at all certain) to
100 (completely certain)
15 Three 1) Self-efficacy for managing pain
2) Self-efficacy for managing other symptoms
3)Self-efficacy for function.
NR NR NR
CASE-cancer b Interviewer 4-point
1(strongly disagree) to
4(strongly disagree)
12 Three 1) Understand and participate in care
2) Maintain a positive attitude
3) Seek and obtain information
NR 8th grade level or below NR
OTSES-CAb
(Chinese)
Self 11-point
0(not at all confident) to
10(completely confident)
30 Four 1) Pain and the use of analgesics
2)Tailoring of the medication regimen
3)Acquiring help
4) Management of treatment-related concerns.
7.5–20 min
(average 11 min)
NR NR
CBI-Ba Self 9-point
1 (not at all confident) to
9 (totally confident)
12 Four 1) Maintaining independence and positive attitude
2) Participating in medical care
3) Coping and stress management
4) Managing affect
NR NR NR
PSEFSM a Self 11-point
0~10(very certain)
6 One Perceived self-efficacy for fatigue self-management NR NR < 0.005% missing
data
SESSM-Bb
(Korean)
Self 5-point
1 (not at all) to 5(very)
13 Five 1) Coping with psycho-informational demand
2) Maintenance of healthy lifestyle
3) Management of side-effects
4) Therapeutic compliance
5) Sexual life
NR NR NR
BCSES b Self 5-point
1 (strongly disagree) to
5 (strongly agree)
11 One Self-efficacy of manage symptoms and quality of life
problems
NR NR NR
C-SUPPH a
(Chinese)
Self 5-point
1 (very little confidence) to
5 (quite a lot of confidence).
28 Three 1) Positive attitude
2) Stress reduction
3) Making decisions.
NR NR NR
EBSES a Self 0% (not at all confident) to
100% (extremely confident),
with 10% intervals
5 Two 1) General exercise barriers
2)Lymphedema-specific exercise barriers
NR NR NR
SMSES-BC a
(Chinese)
Self 11-point
0(not at all confident) to 10(complete confidence)
27 Three 1)Acquiring problem-solving
2)Managing chemotherapy-related symptoms
3)Managing emotional and interpersonal disturbances
NR NR NR
SMSFS-Aa Self 11-point: 0 (not confident at all) to 10 (extremely confident) 17 One Self-efficacy of fatigue self-management behaviors 7.5 min NR NR
SESPRM-LCa
(Chinese)
Self 5-point
0 (not confident at all) to
5 (completely confident)
27 Six 1) Emotion management self-efficacy
2) Rehabilitation information acquisition and application self-efficacy
3) Coping with treatment adverse effects self-efficacy
4) Symptom self-management self-efficacy
5) Rehabilitation training and skill cultivation self-efficacy
6) Daily life management self-efficacy
NR NR NR
  1. Instrument: instrument abbreviation name, asterisks indicate whether a copy of the instrument was provided
  2. a full copy of the instrument
  3. b limited detail on items and scaling information provided, and language. Acceptability reflects the respondents’ willingness to complete the tool and impacts on quality of data, as estimated by percentage of missing data to estimate it