Participation in Decision-Making

Participation in Decision-Making is a 9-item measure capturing diverse domains of engagement in household decisions chosen from the Slow Fertility Transition Project in Egypt. These domains include household purchases, daily needs, visits to relatives, self-care and children.


ITEMS:

Who in your family usually has the final say on the following decisions? Is it yourself, your husband, you and your husband together, someone else?
1. Making large household purchases
2. Making household purchases for daily needs
3. Visits to family, friends or relatives
4. What food should be cooked each day
5. Getting medical treatment or advice for youself
6. Buying clothes for herself
7. Taking child to a doctor
8. Sending children to school
9. Buying clothes for children

Response Options:
Respondent - 1
Husband - 2
Respondent & husband jointly - 3
One of the children/someone else - 5
Not applicable - 7

CATEGORIES:


GEOGRAPHIES TESTED:

Egypt

POPULATIONS INCLUDED:
Female

AGE RANGE:
Adults

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Scoring Procedures:

Not Available

PRIMARY CITATION:

El-Zeini, L. O. (2008). The path to replacement fertility in Egypt: Acceptance, preference, and achievement. Studies in Family Planning, 39(3), 161-176. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1728-4465.2008.164.x

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

MEDIUM

KEY

 FULL POINTS
 PARTIAL POINTS
 NOT ASSESSED
 NOT APPLICABLE

For more details, see Scoring Methodology

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