A brief description of the initially reported psychometric properties of the measure.
An evaluation of the psychometric qualities of the PACIC in a large sample of UK patients with long-term conditions (Rick et al. 2012) reported that the PACIC scale had demonstrated potential utility for improving care for long-term conditions, but further assessment was necessary in order to ascertain why there were low levels of completion and to explore how effective the scale was at predicting outcomes and assessing the effects of interventions.
Face, construct, and concurrent validity, as well as measurement performance were demonstrated, characterising the PACIC as a reliable instrument. Test-re-test reliability was moderately stable over a three month interval. Most items strongly related to their retrospective subscale(s) and the overall model had moderate goodness of fit.