Patient Health Engagement Scale (PHE-s): Validity and reliability for Turkish patients with chronic diseases

Dilara Usta*, Fatoş Korkmaz, İmatullah Akyar, Andrea Bonanomi

*Autore corrispondente per questo lavoro

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Purpose: Engaging patients in their health care management journey has emerged as the requirement of the patient-centered care. Considering as an evidencebased measure, The Patient Health Engagement Scale was developed to evaluate patients’ emotional, behavioral, and cognitive competences during their care. This study aimed to assess the psychometric properties of PHE-s in Turkish patients with chronic diseases. Materials and Methods: In this methodological study, one hundred and fourteen inpatients with chronic diseases were recruited in June 2018 in a university hospital. Content validity and reliability analysis were conducted. The original scale was translated into Turkish and back into English. Results: The Ordinal alpha was found 0.80, which refers to a good internal consistency. The Rasch analysis demonstrated that the scale is unidimensional. The interitem polychoric correlation coefficient was equal to 0.61 and every factor loadings in the Categorical Principal Component Analysis were higher than 0.74. Conclusion: Taking into consideration, The Turkish version of the Patient Health Engagement Scale has good psychometric properties for evaluating the patient engagement phases and can be used by the Turkishspeaking community.
Lingua originaleEnglish
pagine (da-a)1055-1063
Numero di pagine9
Stato di pubblicazionePubblicato - 2019


  • chronic disease
  • nursing
  • patient engagement
  • psychometric properties


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