Perceived Partner’s Willingness to Use Safer Conception Methods

The Perceived Partner’s Willingness to Use Safer Conception Methods is a three-item measure designed to assess HIV clients’ perceptions of their partners’ willingness to attend safer conception counseling and to use safer contraceptive methods.


High Psychometric ScoreShort Measure

ITEMS:

1. Your partner would attend a doctor visit with you to learn about safer ways to conceive a child
2. Your partner would be open to trying methods to reduce risk during conception
3. Your partner would be willing to wait to have unprotected or “live” sex until your/both of your CD4 counts are at a high level

Response Options:
5-point Likert scale
No confidence – 1
High confidence – 5

CATEGORIES:


GEOGRAPHIES TESTED:

Uganda

POPULATIONS INCLUDED:
Female
Male

AGE RANGE:
Adolescents
Adults

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Scoring Procedures:

Compute the mean item score. Higher scores represent a greater perception among HIV clients of their partner's willingness to use safer conception methods.

PRIMARY CITATION:

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

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

HIGH
Total Score: 7.00/8 Points (HIGH) 

Citation Frequency

LOW

KEY

 FULL POINTS
 PARTIAL POINTS
 NOT ASSESSED
 NOT APPLICABLE

For more details, see Scoring Methodology

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