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Protocol - General Self-efficacy - Adolescent

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Description

The NIH Toolbox Item Bank/Fixed Form v2.0 - Self-Efficacy (Ages 13-17) is a 10-item, self-administered questionnaire. Each item is scored on a 5-point Likert scale from 1 (“Never”) to 5 (“Very Often”). Responses for each item can be added together for a total score. Higher scores indicate greater general self-efficacy.

Specific Instructions

The PhenX Working Group recommends this NIH Toolbox® protocol. To use NIH Toolbox® instruments, please visit: www.healthmeasures.net for Terms of Use and additional information related to scoring, validity, and interpretation. For specific information about this instrument, please visit:
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Protocol

Self-Efficacy (Ages 13-17) - Item Bank/Fixed Form

Please respond to each question or statement by marking one box per row.

Please read the sentence and decide how true it is of you in general.

Never Almost Never Sometimes Fairly Often Very Often
I can always manage to solve difficult problems if I try hard enough [ ]
1
[ ]
2
[ ]
3
[ ]
4
[ ]
5
If someone tries to keep me from getting what I want, I can find a way to get what I want [ ]
1
[ ]
2
[ ]
3
[ ]
4
[ ]
5
It is easy for me to stick to my goals and reach them [ ]
1
[ ]
2
[ ]
3
[ ]
4
[ ]
5
I am confident that I could do a good job dealing with unexpected events [ ]
1
[ ]
2
[ ]
3
[ ]
4
[ ]
5
Thanks to my talents and skills, I know how to handle unexpected situations [ ]
1
[ ]
2
[ ]
3
[ ]
4
[ ]
5
I can solve most problems if I try hard enough [ ]
1
[ ]
2
[ ]
3
[ ]
4
[ ]
5
I can stay calm when facing difficulties because I can handle them [ ]
1
[ ]
2
[ ]
3
[ ]
4
[ ]
5
When I have a problem, I can find several ways to solve it [ ]
1
[ ]
2
[ ]
3
[ ]
4
[ ]
5
If I am in trouble, I can think of a solution [ ]
1
[ ]
2
[ ]
3
[ ]
4
[ ]
5
I can handle whatever comes my way [ ]
1
[ ]
2
[ ]
3
[ ]
4
[ ]
5

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Availability

Available

Personnel and Training Required

None

Equipment Needs

None

Requirements
Requirement CategoryRequired
Major equipment No
Specialized training No
Specialized requirements for biospecimen collection No
Average time of greater than 15 minutes in an unaffected individual No
Mode of Administration

Self-administered questionnaire

Lifestage

Adolescent

Participants

Adolescents, ages 13-17

Selection Rationale

The NIH Toolbox Item Bank/Fixed Form v2.0 - Self-Efficacy (Ages 13-17) is a validated and well-established instrument that is easy to administer and score.

Language

English

Standards
StandardNameIDSource
Derived Variables

None

Process and Review

The Sickle Cell Disease Psychosocial and Social Determinants of Health Working Group (WG) reviewed this protocol in January 2021.

Guidance from the WG includes:

  • Replaced protocol

Protocol Name from Source

NIH Toolbox Item Bank/Fixed Form v2.0 - Self-Efficacy (Ages 13-17)

Source

NIH Toolbox Item Bank/Fixed Form v2.0 - Self-Efficacy (Ages 13-17)

General References

Salsman, J. M., Schalet, B. D., Merluzzi, T. V., Park, C. L., Hahn, E. A., Snyder, M. A., & Cella, D. (2019). Calibration and initial validation of a general self-efficacy item bank and short form for the NIH PROMIS®. Quality of Life Research, 28, 2513-2523.

Wei, H., & Duan, X. (2021). Application of KTH-integrated nursing model in care of patients with multi-drug resistant tuberculosis. American Journal of Translational Research, 13(6), 6855-6863.

Protocol ID

180604

Variables
Export Variables
Variable Name Variable IDVariable DescriptiondbGaP Mapping
PX180604_General_Self_Efficacy_Adolescent_Always_Manage_Solve_Difficult_Problem_Try
PX180604010000 I can always manage to solve difficult more
problems if I try hard enough show less
N/A
PX180604_General_Self_Efficacy_Adolescent_Can_Find_Way_Get_What_Want
PX180604020000 If someone tries to keep me from getting more
what I want, I can find a way to get what I want show less
N/A
PX180604_General_Self_Efficacy_Adolescent_Confident_Good_Job_Unexpected_Event
PX180604040000 I am confident that I could do a good job more
dealing with unexpected events show less
N/A
PX180604_General_Self_Efficacy_Adolescent_Easy_Stick_Reach_Goal
PX180604030000 It is easy for me to stick to my goals and more
reach them show less
N/A
PX180604_General_Self_Efficacy_Adolescent_Handle_Whatever_Comes
PX180604100000 I can handle whatever comes my way N/A
PX180604_General_Self_Efficacy_Adolescent_Problem_Several_Way_Solve
PX180604080000 When I have a problem, I can find several more
ways to solve it show less
N/A
PX180604_General_Self_Efficacy_Adolescent_Solve_Problem_Try_Hard
PX180604060000 I can solve most problems if I try hard enough N/A
PX180604_General_Self_Efficacy_Adolescent_Stay_Calm_Face_Difficulty
PX180604070000 I can stay calm when facing difficulties more
because I can handle them show less
N/A
PX180604_General_Self_Efficacy_Adolescent_Talent_Skill_Handle_Unexpected_Event
PX180604050000 Thanks to my talents and skills, I know how more
to handle unexpected situations show less
N/A
PX180604_General_Self_Efficacy_Adolescent_Trouble_Think_Solution
PX180604090000 If I am in trouble, I can think of a solution N/A
Psychosocial
Measure Name

General Self-Efficacy

Release Date

February 6, 2023

Definition

Self-efficacy is an individual’s belief about whether they possess adequate skills and capacity to confront and address problems with a successful outcome.

Purpose

Self-efficacy indicates how an individual copes with daily hassles and adapts to stressful life events. Self-efficacy is indicative of adaptive behavior and coping and is relevant to clinical practice and behavioral research.

Keywords

general self-efficacy - adolescent, self-efficacy, coping, behavior, Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information Systems, PROMIS, NIH Toolbox, National Institutes of Health

Measure Protocols
Protocol ID Protocol Name
180603 General Self-efficacy - Child
180604 General Self-efficacy - Adolescent
180605 General Self-efficacy - Child Parent Report
180606 General Self-efficacy - Adult
Publications

There are no publications listed for this protocol.