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The CHIP is a 45-item instrument designed to measure parents’ response to management of family life when they have a child who is seriously and/or chronically ill. Items for the CHIP were developed by use of items from previous research in family stress and from theory from several areas pertinent to families and health.
Hamilton I. McCubbin, Marilyn A. McCubbin, Joan M. Patterson, A. Elizabeth Cauble, Lance R. Wilson, and Warren Warwick
Publisher: National Council of Family Relations
McCubbin, H. I., McCubbin, M. A., Patterson, J. M., Cauble, A. E., Wilson, L. R., and Warwick, W. (1983). CHIP-Coping Health Inventory for Parents: An Assessment of Parental Coping Patterns in the Care of the Chronically Ill Child. Journal of Marriage and Family, May, 359-370.
Internal consistency: Cronbach alpha (Subscale 1) = 0.79; Cronbach alpha (Subscale 2) = 0.79; Cronbach alpha (Subscale 3) = 0.71 (McCubbin et al., 1983).