Job Self-Efficacy Index

The Job Self-Efficacy Index is a 7-item measure of the basic functions needed to maintain a job. This self-reported scale was developed for a population of drug using women involved in sex work.


ITEMS:

1. How certain are you that you could continue to work for an entire morning even if you need a hit (of drugs)?
2. How certain are you that you can be on time to a job even if you are tired?
3. How certain are you that you can be on time to a job even if you are withdrawing and feeling sick?
4. How certain are you that you could show up to work after missing a day without calling?
5. How certain are you that you could do what someone tells you to do at a job?
6. How certain are you that you can ask for clarification if someone tells you to do something that you don't understand?
7. How certain are you that you can concentrate for several hours on work if it was boring?

Response Options:
Not certain at all - 1
Not very certain - 2
Certain - 3
Very certain - 4

CATEGORIES:


GEOGRAPHIES TESTED:

United States of America

POPULATIONS INCLUDED:
Female

AGE RANGE:
Adults

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Scoring Procedures:

Not Available

PRIMARY CITATION:

Sherman, S. G., German, D., Cheng, Y., Marks, M., & Bailey-Kloche, M. (2006). The evaluation of the JEWEL project: an innovative economic enhancement and HIV prevention intervention study targeting drug using women involved in prostitution. AIDS Care, 18(1), 1-11. https://doi.org/10.1080/09540120500101625

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: 2.50/8 Points (LOW) 

Citation Frequency

HIGH

KEY

 FULL POINTS
 PARTIAL POINTS
 NOT ASSESSED
 NOT APPLICABLE

For more details, see Scoring Methodology

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