PKPCTPower as Knowing Participation in Change Test (Elizabeth Barrett; power measurement tool; psychology)
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We anticipated that the PKPCT could perhaps be used as a tool to identify which patients would be most in need of specific adherence interventions by nursing staff.
The utilization of the survey instrument and the PKPCT also afforded both quantitative and qualitative method scoring with numerics and fruitful narratives explaining behaviors.
On January 15, 2010, as planned, the complete survey, including the PKPCT, was sent online to the 470 women eligible to participate in the program.
Empirically, the PKPCT Version II (Barrett, 1998) was used to measure power.
Box 1 Definitions Term Conceptual and Operational Definitions including Interpretive Information Intensity Variations in the ranges of power scores measured by the PKPCT with descriptive statistics such as range, means, and standard deviations.
Internal consistency reliability estimation of PKPCT by Cronbach's alpha for the total scale ranged from .
Several researchers used the PKPCT to measure concepts other than power.
Power was measured by Barrett's PKPCT, Version I pre- and post-treatment.
Each scale of the PKPCT has a value of 1 to 7 in the direction of lower to higher power with 4 representing a neutral response.
The PKPCT v II instrument is a 52 item semantic differential self-report pencil and paper instrument designed to measure an individual's capacity to participate knowingly in change.
of the instructions for the PKPCT will be presented.
The PKPCT was selected because of the apparent conceptual overlap of participation with the awareness aspect of power.