The Interest in Providing Safer Conception Counseling to Serodiscordant Couples scale is a two-item measure designed to assess providers’ interest in providing specific aspects of safer conception counseling (SCC) to serodiscordant couples.
High Psychometric ScoreShort Measure
1. How interested are you in providing guidance on how to conceive safely to a couple where the woman is HIV+ and the man is not?
2. How interested are you in providing guidance on how to conceive safely to a couple where the man is HIV+ and the woman is not?
10-point Likert scale
Low level of interest – 1
High level of interest – 10
Compute the mean item score. Higher scores represent a greater interest in providing safer conception counseling to serodiscordant couples.
Woldetsadik, M. A., Goggin, K., Staggs, V. S., Wanyenze, R. K., Beyeza-Kashesya, J., Mindry, D., Finocchario-Kessler, S., Khanakwa, S., & Wagner, G. J. (2016). Safer conception methods and counseling: Psychometric evaluation of new measures of attitudes and beliefs among HIV clients and providers. AIDS Behavior, 20(6), 1370-1381. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10461-015-1199-3
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