Table 6

Overview of measurement tools used to evaluate same socio-cultural constructs in different studies
Source Year Country Outcome Measurement instrument
Family support
Boyer 2011 LIC Adherence Self-reported
Bardford 2005 HIC Non adherence Self-reported
Li 2010 HIC Adherence Adapted from FAD
Social support
Vanservellen 2005 HIC Adherence MOS scale
Li 2010 HIC Adherence Adapted from MOS Scale
Franke 2011 LIC Adherence Duke-UNC Functional Social Support Questionnaire
Peltzer 2010 HIC Adherence Adapted Social Support Questionnaire
Okonsy 2011 HIC Adherence Rates social support 1 to 10
Giday 2010 LIC Adherence Own questions
Self-efficacy
Franke 2011 LIC Adherence ACTG
Remien 2007 HIC Adherence ACTG
Vanservellen 2005 HIC Adherence ACTG
Watt 2009 LIC Adherence 10 item scale adapted
Depression
Martinez 2008 LIC Initiation ART Hopkins Symptoms Checklist
Franke 2011 LIC Adherence Hopkins Symptoms Checklist
Peltzer 2010 HIC Adherence CES-D
Vanservellen 2005 HIC Adherence CES-D
Mugavero 2006 HIC Adherence BSI
Sarna 2008 LIC Adherence BDI
Bardford 2005 HIC Non adherence ACTG
Li 2010 HIC Adherence Thai Department of Mental Health
Source Year Country Outcome Measurement instrument
Patient-provider relationship
Bardford 2005 HIC Non adherence Self-reported
Vanservellen 2005 HIC Adherence Satisfaction survey
Watt 2009 LIC Adherence 9 item scale adapted from Panpanich 2004
Quality of life
Franke 2011 LIC Adherence Medical Outcomes Study HIV Health Survey
Peltzer 2010 HIC Adherence WHOQOL-HIVBREF
Stigma
Rintamaki 2006 HIC Adherence 3 items from PMAQ
Franke 2011 LIC Adherence Berger Scale
Carlucci 2011 LIC Adherence Own scale
Pettifor 2004 HIC HIV testing Genberg scale
Li 2010 HIC Adherence Adapted from Herek and Capitanio
Sayles _a 2009 HIC Adherence Own scale
Koku 2011 LIC HIV testing 2003-GDHS
Dicrimination
Boyer 2011 LIC Adherence Self reported
Grierson 2011 HIC Adherence Self reported
Peltzer 2010 HIC Adherence Own 7 items scale
Pettifor 2004 HIC HIV testing Genberg scale

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