Document Type
Psychometric instrument
Title

Health Care System Distrust Scale

Author(s):

Author Name(s)
Rose, Abigail
Peters, Nikki
Shea, Judy A.
Armstrong, Katrina

Year:

Year
2004

Rose and colleagues developed a 10-item scale to measure distrust of the United States healthcare system (defined as hospitals, health insurance companies, and medical research) for use in the investigation of its prevalence, causes, and effects.

Research Population:

Research Population
Adults

Citation:

Validation(s)

Validation Text
Rose, A., Peters, N., Shea, J. A., & Armstrong, K. (2004). Development and testing of the health care system distrust scale. Journal of general internal medicine, 19(1), 57-63.
Shea, J. A., Micco, E., Dean, L. T., McMurphy, S., Schwartz, J. S., & Armstrong, K. (2008). Development of a revised Health Care System Distrust scale. J Gen Intern Med., 23(6), 727–732.

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