TABLE 2.

Perceived Sickle Cell Self-Efficacy

Sickle Cell Self EfficacyFrequency (%)Sickle Cell Self EfficacyFrequency (%)
How sure are you that you can do something to cut down on most of the pain you have when you have a pain episode?
    Not at all2 (4)Not Sure8 (16)
    Neither8 (16)Sure23 (46)
    Very Sure9 (18)Missing, n1
How sure are you that you can keep doing most of the things you do day-to-day?
    Not at all0 (0)Not Sure14 (28)
    Neither5 (10)Sure23 (46)
    Very Sure8 (16)Missing, n1
How sure are you that you can keep SCD pain from interfering with your sleep?
    Not at all12 (24)Not Sure16 (32)
    Neither6 (12)Sure13 (26)
    Very Sure3 (9)Missing, n1
How sure are you that you can reduce your SCD pain by using methods other than taking extra medication?
    Not at all5 (10)Not Sure19 (38)
    Neither7 (14)Sure13 (26)
    Very Sure6 (12)Missing, n1
How sure are you that you can control how often or when you get tired?
    Not at all11 (22)Not Sure16 (33)
    Neither7 (14)Sure13 (27)
    Very Sure2 (4)Missing, n1
How sure are you that you can do something to help yourself feel better if you are feeling sad or blue?
    Not at all1 (2)Not Sure5 (10)
    Neither5 (10)Sure28 (56)
    Very Sure11 (22)Missing, n1
Compared to other people with SCD, how sure are you that you can manage your life from day-to-day?
    Not at all0 (0)Not Sure2 (4)
    Neither7 (14)Sure22 (44)
    Very Sure19 (38)Missing, n1
How sure are you that you can manage your SCD symptoms so that you can do the things you enjoy?
    Not at all1 (2)Not Sure7 (14)
    Neither6 (12)Sure21 (42)
    Very Sure15 (30)Missing, n1
How sure are you that you can deal with the frustration of having SCD?
    Not at all4 (8)Not Sure9 (18)
    Neither7 (14)Sure17 (35)
    Very Sure12 (25)Missing, n2
  • Note. Missing = participants who provided no response to the survey item.