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