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Development and Evaluation of a Questionnaire on the Acceptability of Advance Care Planning for the Families of End-Stage Patients with Chronic Diseases

The objective of this study was to construct and evaluate a questionnaire about the acceptability of advance care planning among the families of end-stage patients with chronic diseases. The reliability and validity of the questionnaire were then evaluated by consulting with 11 experts and testing the questionnaire on 406 family members of patients with end-stage chronic diseases. The overall content validity was 0.96, and the Cronbach’s α coefficient of the questionnaire was 0.904. The questionnaire exhibited good reliability and validity, indicating that it can be used as a research tool to evaluate the acceptance of advance care planning among the families of patients with chronic disease.

Advance Care Planning, End Stage, Acceptability, Questionnaire, Reliability, Validity

APA Style

Yongqing, S., Yanting, Y., Rui, G., Yongli, W., Wei, L., et al. (2023). Development and Evaluation of a Questionnaire on the Acceptability of Advance Care Planning for the Families of End-Stage Patients with Chronic Diseases. Clinical Medicine Research, 12(6), 103-109. https://doi.org/10.11648/j.cmr.20231206.11

ACS Style

Yongqing, S.; Yanting, Y.; Rui, G.; Yongli, W.; Wei, L., et al. Development and Evaluation of a Questionnaire on the Acceptability of Advance Care Planning for the Families of End-Stage Patients with Chronic Diseases. Clin. Med. Res. 2023, 12(6), 103-109. doi: 10.11648/j.cmr.20231206.11

AMA Style

Yongqing S, Yanting Y, Rui G, Yongli W, Wei L, et al. Development and Evaluation of a Questionnaire on the Acceptability of Advance Care Planning for the Families of End-Stage Patients with Chronic Diseases. Clin Med Res. 2023;12(6):103-109. doi: 10.11648/j.cmr.20231206.11

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