Quality of Care During Sterilization

Quality of Care (QoC) During Sterilization is a 5-item self-reported measure of the process and outcome-related variables on the QoC of female sterilization services. The items ask about knowledge, side effects and overall care received.


Short Measure

ITEMS:

1. Told sterilization would mean no more children
2. Told about side effects of sterilization
3. Told about how to deal side effects of sterilization
4. Told about other family planning methods

Response Options:
Yes - 1
No - 0

5. Rated care received as ‘Good’ or ‘All right’

Response Options:
Very good or Alright - 1
Not so good or Bad - 0

CATEGORIES:


GEOGRAPHIES TESTED:

India

POPULATIONS INCLUDED:
Female

AGE RANGE:
Adolescents
Adults

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Scoring Procedures:

Index scores are calculated using principal component analysis. Negative scores are considered receiving ‘low’ QoC and positive scores are considered as receiving ‘high’ QoC.

PRIMARY CITATION:

Joseph, K. J. V., Mozumdar, A., Lhungdim, H., & Acharya, R. (2020). Quality of care in sterilization services at the public health facilities in India: A multilevel analysis. PLoS One, 15(11), e0241499. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0241499

Psychometric Score:

FORMATIVE RESEARCH

 Qualitative Research

 Existing Literature/Theoretical Framework

 Field Expert Input

 Cognitive Interviews / Pilot Testing

RELIABILITY

 Internal

 Test-retest

 Interrater

VALIDITY

 Content

 Face

 Criterion (gold-standard)

 Construct

Psychometric Scoring

MEDIUM
Total Score: 4.00/8 Points (MEDIUM) 

Citation Frequency

LOW

KEY

 FULL POINTS
 PARTIAL POINTS
 NOT ASSESSED
 NOT APPLICABLE

For more details, see Scoring Methodology

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