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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.

Categories

Geographies Tested: Egypt

Populations Included: Female

Age Range: Adults

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 childrensomeone else - 5
Not applicable - 7

Scoring Procedures

Not Available

Original 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

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Cognitive Interviews / Pilot Testing

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