Fertility Desire and Intention

Fertility Desire and Intention is a 4-item measure of expectations and intentions around the respondent's own and his/her partner's fertility desires. The measure provides an understanding of the concordance among couples related to fertility desire and intention.


High Psychometric ScoreShort Measure

ITEMS:

Individual Responses

Fertility Desire and Intention

1. Do you wish to have any (more) children?
2. Are you planning to have any (more) children in the next 3 years?

Response Options:
Yes
No

3. Does your partner want to have any (more) children?
4. Is your partner planning to have any (more) children in the next 3 years?

Response Options:
Yes
No
Don’t know

Combined Responses:
Both respondent and partner want more children
Respondent wants/partner does not want more children
Respondent does not want/partner wants more children
Both respondent and partner do not want more children
Respondent does not know whether partner wants more children

CATEGORIES:


GEOGRAPHIES TESTED:

Nigeria

POPULATIONS INCLUDED:
Female
Male

AGE RANGE:
Adolescents
Adults

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Scoring Procedures:

Not Available

PRIMARY CITATION:

Iliyasu, Z., Galadanci, H. S., Zubair, K. A., Abdullahi, H. M., Jalo, R. I., & Aliyu, M. H. (2020). Fertility desire concordance and contraceptive use among couples living with HIV in northern Nigeria. European Journal of Contraception & Reproductive Health Care, 25(5), 372-380. https://doi.org/10.1080/13625187.2020.1807499

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: 5.50/8 Points (HIGH) 

Citation Frequency

LOW

KEY

 FULL POINTS
 PARTIAL POINTS
 NOT ASSESSED
 NOT APPLICABLE

For more details, see Scoring Methodology

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