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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.

Categories

Geographies Tested: Nigeria

Populations Included: Female, Male

Age Range: Adolescents, Adults

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 wantspartner does not want more children
Respondent does not wantpartner wants more children
Both respondent and partner do not want more children
Respondent does not know whether partner wants more children

Scoring Procedures

Not Available

Original 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

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Field Expert Input

Cognitive Interviews / Pilot Testing

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