Perceived Value of Providing Safer Conception Counseling

The Perceived Value of Providing Safer Conception Counseling scale is a three-item measure designed to assess providers’ views of the value of providing safer conception counseling (SCC) to their HIV clients.


High Psychometric ScoreShort Measure

ITEMS:

1.Providing guidance on safer conception to a female client is a waste of time as they won’t be able to get their man to agree to modify their sexual practices
2. Providing guidance on safer conception to a female client is a waste of time as their man will demand live sex
3. Clients who are counseled to have unprotected or “live” sex during a few days a month when the woman is most fertile will not want to resume using condoms afterward

Response Options:
4-point Likert scale
Strongly disagree – 1
Strongly agree – 4

CATEGORIES:


GEOGRAPHIES TESTED:

Uganda

POPULATIONS INCLUDED:
Female
Male

AGE RANGE:
Adults

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Scoring Procedures:

All items are reverse-scored. Compute the mean item score. Higher scores represent greater perceived value of providing safer conception counseling to people living with HIV.

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: 6.00/8 Points (HIGH) 

Citation Frequency

LOW

KEY

 FULL POINTS
 PARTIAL POINTS
 NOT ASSESSED
 NOT APPLICABLE

For more details, see Scoring Methodology

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