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Table 2 Technical features, psychometric properties and predictive validity of the Brazilian versions of the DSMP and SCI-R (N = 75)

From: Cross-cultural adaptation and validation to Brazilian Portuguese of two measuring adherence instruments for patients with type 1 diabetes

  DSMP SCI-R
Items (n) 24 14
Application time (min) 20-30 8-10
Mean total score 41.4 ± 10.6 47.8 ± 8.1
Cronbach’s α 0.76 0.71
Correlation with A1C (r) −0.46 −0.44
Cutoff value for non-adherence ≤ 41 ≤ 48
  1. Data presented as number (%), mean ± SD; r = Pearson correlation coefficient. DSMP: Diabetes Self-Management Profile; SCI-R: Self-Care Inventory-revised.