کد مقاله کد نشریه سال انتشار مقاله انگلیسی ترجمه فارسی نسخه تمام متن
2648669 1139163 2014 5 صفحه PDF ندارد دانلود رایگان
عنوان انگلیسی مقاله
Adapting Champion's Breast Cancer Fear Scale to colorectal cancer: Psychometric testing in a sample of older Chinese adults
ترجمه فارسی عنوان
تطبیق مقیاس ترس از سرطان پستان قهرمان با سرطان کولورکتال: تست روان سنجی در نمونه ای از بزرگسالان چینی
کلمات کلیدی
سرطان ترس؛ سرطان روده بزرگ؛ افراد مسن تر؛ خواص روان سنجی؛ روش شناسی مطالعه
Cancer fear; Colorectal cancer; Older people; Psychometric properties; Methodological study
موضوعات مرتبط
علوم پزشکی و سلامت پزشکی و دندانپزشکی تومور شناسی
چکیده انگلیسی

PurposeColorectal cancer (CRC) is the most common type of cancer in both men and women, and older adults are more susceptible to this disease. Previous studies suggest that cancer fear may be a key predictor of participation in cancer screening. Yet there is a lack of validated measuring tools of fear relating to CRC for the Chinese older adult population. This study aims to test the psychometric properties of the Chinese version of the Colorectal Cancer Fear Scale (CRCFS), adapting from the Champion's Breast Cancer Fear Scale.MethodsThe CRCFS was developed by altering the wording ‘breast cancer’ to ‘colorectal cancer’. Interviewer-administered surveys were carried out with a convenience sample of 250 community-dwelling adults aged at least 60 years old without a history of cancer. A subsample of 40 participants completed the scale again at one-month.ResultsConfirmatory factor analysis revealed that the one-factor model provided excellent fits to the overall data, and two randomly split samples. Cronbach's alpha of the scale was 0.95 and test-retest reliability was 0.52. Positive and significant correlations of CRC Cancer Fear with CRC-related susceptibility, severity and barriers were observed. A non-linear relationship with benefits was found.ConclusionsThe findings provide support for the psychometric properties of a Chinese version of the Champion Cancer Fear with an adaption to CRC in a sample of community dwelling older Chinese adults. The scale provides a useful tool to assess CRC-related fear, which interventions should address in order to improve screening rates among older Chinese adults.

ناشر
Database: Elsevier - ScienceDirect (ساینس دایرکت)
Journal: European Journal of Oncology Nursing - Volume 18, Issue 3, June 2014, Pages 281–285
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