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Table 4 Patients’ RAEH face validity (N = 20)

From: Psychometric validation of an empowerment scale for Spanish-speaking patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Items Valid measure* Clarity/readability*
I can use positive ways to cope with rheumatoid arthritis-related stress. 19 (95) 19 (95)
I can find support to care for my rheumatoid arthritis. 20 (100) 20 (100)
I recognize what helps me stay motivated to care for my rheumatoid arthritis. 20 (100) 19 (95)
I know enough about myself to make rheumatoid arthritis care choices that are the most convenient to me. 19 (95) 20 (100)
I know what parts of taking care of my rheumatoid arthritis that I am dissatisfied with. 17 (85) 15 (75)
I am able to achieve my rheumatoid arthritis goals through concrete actions. 18 (90) 19 (95)
I can try out different ways of overcoming barriers to achieve my rheumatoid arthritis goals. 20 (100) 20 (100)
I can find ways to feel good having rheumatoid arthritis. 20 (100) 20 (100)
  1. RAEH Rheumatoid Arthritis Empowerment Scale for Hispanic patients
  2. *N (%) of patients with agreement