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Women's Comfort with Husband

Women's Comfort with Husband is a single item measure that captures marital satisfaction by asking women about their “comfort” (murtaha in Arabic) with their husband.

Categories

Geographies Tested: Lebanon

Populations Included: Female

Age Range: Adolescents, Adults

Items:

1. Are you comfortable (murtaha) with your husband?

Response Options:
Yes - 1
No - 0

Scoring Procedures

Not Applicable

Original Citation

Khawaja, M., Kaddour, A., Zurayk, H., Choueiry, N., & El-Kak, F. (2009). Symptoms of reproductive tract infections and mental distress among women in low-income urban neighborhoods of Beirut, Lebanon. Journal of Women’s Health, 18(10), 1701-1708. https://doi.org/10.1089/jwh.2008.0962

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Field Expert Input

Cognitive Interviews / Pilot Testing

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