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Research Article

Psychometric Assessment of a Physician-Patient Communication Behaviors Scale: The Perspective of Adult HIV Patients in Kenya

Table 3

Bivariate relationship between PPCB subscales and patient sociodemographic and health characteristics.

PPCB 13 item scale
FactorsTotal scale = (subscale 1 + 2)Subscale 1Subscale 2

Sociodemographic

Age.00.97.10.85.01.83
Sex−.04.43−.04.48−.04.46
Marital status−.07.19−.09.07−.03.46
Education level.11.03.11.03.11.04
Area of residence.04.40 −.01 .77 .08 .12
Source of income.06.24.05.29.05.34

Health status

Perception of health status.17.01.19.01.13.01
Years in HIV care−.04.47−.03.54−.03.50
Months on cART medication.04.47−.04.48−.04.48
Missed medical appointments−.11.01−.20.01−.13.01
Missed cART medication −.17.01−.15.01−.14.01

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