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.


Short Measure

ITEMS:

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

Response Options:
Yes - 1
No - 0

CATEGORIES:


GEOGRAPHIES TESTED:

Lebanon

POPULATIONS INCLUDED:
Female

AGE RANGE:
Adolescents
Adults

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Scoring Procedures:

Not Applicable

PRIMARY 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

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

LOW
Total Score: 1.50/7 Points (LOW) 

Citation Frequency

LOW

KEY

 FULL POINTS
 PARTIAL POINTS
 NOT ASSESSED
 NOT APPLICABLE

For more details, see Scoring Methodology

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