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Table 1 Outcomes, measures, assessment

From: Evaluation of a self-management patient education program for patients with chronic heart failure undergoing inpatient cardiac rehabilitation: study protocol of a cluster randomized controlled trial

   Assessment
Outcomes Measures t1 t2 t3 t4
Self-management competence (primary outcome) Health education impact questionnaire heiQ, German version [29]. Subscales Self-monitoring and insight, Skill and technique acquisition X X X X
Kansas City Cardiomyopathy Questionnaire KCCQ, German version [30]. Subscale self-efficacy X X X X
Determinants of behavior:      
Intention, action and coping planning, action control HAPA-scales [31, 32] X X X X
Medication beliefs Beliefs about Medicine Questionnaire BMQ-D [33], German version X X X X
Self-management behavior:      
Symptom control Questionnaire will be developed by our research group X --- X X
Physical activity Godin Leisure-Time Exercise Questionnaire [34], German modified version X --- X X
Medication adherence Medication Adherence Report Scale MARS-D, German version [35] X --- X X
Health-related quality of life (disease specific) Kansas City Cardiomyopathy Questionnaire KCCQ, German version [30] X X X X
Treatment satisfaction Short questionnaire developed by our research group [36] --- X --- ---
  1. t1 indicates admission to rehabilitation; t2, discharge from rehabilitation; t3, 6 months after rehabilitation; t4, 12 months after rehabilitation.