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.


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

CATEGORIES:


GEOGRAPHIES TESTED:

Bangladesh

POPULATIONS INCLUDED:
Female

AGE RANGE:
Adolescents

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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.

PRIMARY 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

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

LOW
Total Score: 1.50/8 Points (LOW) 

Citation Frequency

NO

KEY

 FULL POINTS
 PARTIAL POINTS
 NOT ASSESSED
 NOT APPLICABLE

For more details, see Scoring Methodology

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