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Publication type: Article in scientific journal
Type of review: Peer review (publication)
Title: Electronic health literacy in Swiss-German parents : cross-sectional study of eHealth literacy scale unidimensionality
Authors : Juvalta, Sibylle
Kerry-Krause, Matthew J.
Jaks, Rebecca
Baumann, Isabel
Dratva, Julia
et. al : No
DOI : 10.2196/14492
Published in : Journal of Medical Internet Research
Volume(Issue) : 22
Issue : 3
Pages : e14492
Issue Date: Mar-2020
Publisher / Ed. Institution : JMIR Publications
ISSN: 1438-8871
Language : English
Subjects : Bifactor model; eHEALS; eHealth; Factor analysis; Health literacy; Item response theory (IRT); Multidimensionality; Unidimensionality; Validity
Subject (DDC) : 610: Medicine and health
Abstract: Parents often use digital media to search for information related to their children's health. As the quantity and quality of digital sources meant specifically for parents expand, parents' digital health literacy is increasingly important to process the information they retrieve. One of the earliest developed and widely used instruments to assess digital health literacy is the self-reported eHealth Literacy Scale (eHEALS). However, the eHEALS has not been psychometrically validated in a sample of parents. Given the inconsistency of the eHEALS underlying factor structure across previous reports, it is particularly important for validation to occur.
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License (according to publishing contract) : Licence according to publishing contract
Departement: Health Professions
Organisational Unit: Institute of Health Sciences (IGW)
Published as part of the ZHAW project : Digitale Elternratgeber
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