Physical and Behavior Controlling Intimate Partner Violence (IPV)- Global

Physical and Behavior-Controlling Intimate Partner Violence (IPV)- Global is a 12-item measure of lifetime physical IPV and controlling behaviors experienced by women. This measure uses items from the Domestic Violence Module of the Demographic and Health Survey conducted in 36 countries.


Multi-Country

ITEMS:

Physical IPV
Did your (last) (husbandpartner) ever do any of the following things to you?
1. Push you, shake you, or throw something at you?
2. Slap you?
3. Punch with his fist or with something that could hurt you?
4. Kick you, drag you, or beat you up?
5. Try to choke you or burn you in purpose?
6. Threaten to attack you with a knife, gun or other weapon?
7. Twist your arm or pull your hair?

Response Options:
Yes
No

Controlling Behaviour
First, I am going to ask you about some situations which happen to some women. Please tell me if these apply to your relationship with your (last)(husbandpartner)?
8. He (iswas) jealous or angry if you talktalked to other men?
9. He frequently (accusesaccused) you of being unfaithful?
10. He (doesdid) not permit you to meet your female friends?
11. He (triestried) to limit your contact with your family?
12. He (insistsinsisted) on knowing where you arewere at all times?

Response Options:
Yes
No
Don't know

CATEGORIES:


GEOGRAPHIES TESTED:

Afghanistan
Angola
Armenia
Benin
Burundi
Cambodia
Chad
Comoros
Democratic Republic of the Congo
East Timor Timor-Leste
Egypt
Ethiopia
Gabon
Haiti
India
Kenya
Kyrgyzstan
Malawi
Maldives
Mali
Mozambique
Myanmar (Burma)
Namibia
Nepal
Nigeria
Pakistan
Philippines
Rwanda
Sierra Leone
Tajikistan
Tanzania
The Gambia
Togo
Uganda
Zambia
Zimbabwe

POPULATIONS INCLUDED:
Female

AGE RANGE:
Adolescents
Adults

Scoring Procedures:

Not Applicable

PRIMARY CITATION:

Yount, K. M., Cheong, Y. F., Khan, Z., Bergenfeld, I., Kaslow, N., & Clark, C. J. (2022). Global measurement of intimate partner violence to monitor Sustainable Development Goal 5. BMC Public Health, 22(1), 465. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-022-12822-9

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

MEDIUM
Total Score: 3.50/8 Points (MEDIUM) 

Citation Frequency

LOW

KEY

 FULL POINTS
 PARTIAL POINTS
 NOT ASSESSED
 NOT APPLICABLE

For more details, see Scoring Methodology

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