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Tipping Point Survey-Bangladesh: Self-Efficacy of Adolescent Girls

Self-Efficacy of Adolescent Girls uses 8 items from the CARE Tipping Point Bangladesh baseline survey to create a measure of intrinsic agency. The scale captures aspects of girls’ perceived confidence in achieving life goals in education, healthcare, mobility, marriage, and income earning.

Categories

Geographies Tested: Bangladesh

Populations Included: Female

Age Range: Adolescents

Items:

Confident about-

1. Achieving life goals despite challenges
2. Achieving desired education
3. Accessing healthcare if ill
4. Leaving home if needed without permission
5. Speaking about girls' problems in community
6. Refusing marriage if not desired
7. Working for money or in income generation if wanted
8. Working for money or in income generation if family objected

Response Options:
Not at all confident
Somewhat confident
Fairly confident
Strongly confident

Scoring Procedures

Summative score of the scale ranges from 0 – 24 where higher score indicates higher self-efficacy. Scores are categorized into low, medium and high self-efficacy tertiles.

Original Citation

Parvin, K., Nunna, T. T., Mamun, M. A., Talukder, A., Antu, J. F., Siddique, A. A., Kalra, S., Laterra, A., Sprinkel, A., Stefanik, L., & Naved, R. T. (2019). Tipping Point project: Report of the baseline study findings from Bangladesh. https://care.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/Baseline-report_TP-_FINAL_March-30.pdf

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