Developing an Instrument to Measure eHealth Literacy

Purpose

The purpose of this study is to develop and conduct a field test of an instrument with sufficient measurement properties to measure the eHealth literacy of patients living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The objective of this research will be accomplished by pursuing three specific aims: 1) Develop a new rating scale to measure the eHealth literacy of adults living with COPD; and 2) Administer one field test of the new eHealth literacy scale among a random sample of Floridians living with COPD who are enrolled in the Consent2Share program; and 3) Examine the reliability of scores produced by the scale and provide validity evidence for its use among older adults living with COPD.

Age

18 to 65
65 and over

Gender

Male
Female

Monetary compensation

Yes

Can be done from home

No

Keywords

Consent2Share, eHealth , literacy, scale, COPD

Principal Investigator

Samantha Paige, Graduate Research Assistant & Predoc Fellow

Sponsoring Group

UF Health Administration

Department

26050100

Contact Information

paigesr190@ufl.edu

352-294-1815


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