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Table 2 Instruments for evaluating psychosocial variables

From: A Sociodemographic variables questionnaire (Q-SV) for research on family caregivers of children with chronic disease

Instrument nameAuthorNo itemsFactors/DimensionsAnswer optionsReliability α
Anxiety InventoryBeck et al. [52]
Validated with a Mexican population [53]
211) Subjective
2) Neurophysiological 3) Autonomic
4) Panic
0 (Little or none) to 3 (Severe)0.92
Beck Depression Inventory (BDI-II)Beck et al. [54]
Validated in family caregivers of children with chronic diseases by Toledano-Toledano and Contreras-Valdez [5]
211) Somatic-affective
2) Cognitive
0 (Nothing) to 3 (Much)0.91
Zarit Caregiver Burden Interview (ZCBI)Zarit, Reever and Bach-Peterson [55] Validated with a Mexican population [56].221) Impact of care on the caregiver
2) Caregiver-patient interpersonal relationship
3) Self-efficacy
0 (Never) to 4 (Always)0.89
Quality of Life Inventory (Whoqol-Bref)WHOQOL Group [57] Validated with a Mexican population by González-Celis and Sánchez-Sosa [58]261) Physical health
2) Psychological health
3) Social relationships
4) Environment
1 (Very unsatisfied) to 5 (Very satisfied)0.89