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Protocol - General Self-efficacy - Adult

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Description

The NIH Toolbox Item Bank/Fixed Form v2.0 - Self-Efficacy (Ages 18+) 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
Protocol

Self-Efficacy (Ages 18+) - 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 manage to solve difficult problems if I try hard enough [ ]
1
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2
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3
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4
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5
If someone opposes me, I can find the means and ways to get what I want [ ]
1
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2
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3
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4
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5
It is easy for me to stick to my aims and accomplish my goals [ ]
1
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2
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3
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4
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5
I am confident that I could deal efficiently with unexpected events [ ]
1
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2
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3
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4
[ ]
5
Thanks to my talents and skills, I know how to handle unexpected situations [ ]
1
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2
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3
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4
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5
I can solve most problems if I try hard enough [ ]
1
[ ]
2
[ ]
3
[ ]
4
[ ]
5
I stay calm when facing difficulties because I can handle them [ ]
1
[ ]
2
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3
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4
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5
When I have a problem, I can find several ways to solve it [ ]
1
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2
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3
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4
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5
If I am in trouble, I can think of a solution [ ]
1
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2
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3
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4
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5
I can handle whatever comes my way [ ]
1
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2
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3
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4
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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

Adult, Senior

Participants

Adults, ages 18 and older

Selection Rationale

The NIH Toolbox Item Bank/Fixed Form v2.0 - Self-Efficacy (Ages 18+) 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 18+)

Source

NIH Toolbox Item Bank/Fixed Form v2.0 - Self-Efficacy (Ages 18+)

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

180606

Variables
Export Variables
Variable Name Variable IDVariable DescriptiondbGaP Mapping
PX180606_General_Self_Efficacy_Adult_Can_Find_Way_Get_What_Want
PX180606020000 If someone opposes me, I can find the means more
and ways to get what I want show less
N/A
PX180606_General_Self_Efficacy_Adult_Confident_Deal_Efficiently_Unexpected_Event
PX180606040000 I am confident that I could deal efficiently more
with unexpected events show less
N/A
PX180606_General_Self_Efficacy_Adult_Easy_Stick_Reach_Aim_Goal
PX180606030000 It is easy for me to stick to my aims and more
accomplish my goals show less
N/A
PX180606_General_Self_Efficacy_Adult_Handle_Whatever_Comes
PX180606100000 I can handle whatever comes my way N/A
PX180606_General_Self_Efficacy_Adult_Manage_Solve_Difficult_Problem_Try
PX180606010000 I can manage to solve difficult problems if more
I try hard enough show less
N/A
PX180606_General_Self_Efficacy_Adult_Problem_Several_Way_Solve
PX180606080000 When I have a problem, I can find several more
ways to solve it show less
N/A
PX180606_General_Self_Efficacy_Adult_Solve_Problem_Try_Hard
PX180606060000 I can solve most problems if I try hard enough N/A
PX180606_General_Self_Efficacy_Adult_Stay_Calm_Face_Difficulty
PX180606070000 I stay calm when facing difficulties because more
I can handle them show less
N/A
PX180606_General_Self_Efficacy_Adult_Talent_Skill_Handle_Unexpected_Situation
PX180606050000 Thanks to my talents and skills, I know how more
to handle unexpected situations show less
N/A
PX180606_General_Self_Efficacy_Adult_Trouble_Think_Solution
PX180606090000 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 - adult, 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.