Community Support for Family Planning

Community Support for Family Planning is a 3-item measure capturing respondent's perception of community approval, chosen from the Slow Fertility Transition Project in Egypt. Items include measures for perception of approval of relatives and friends, and beliefs about community leaders.


Short Measure

ITEMS:

Now I want to ask your opinion about some matters relating to family planning. Please tell me if you agree, disagree, or have no opinion about the statement.

1. Most of your friends and relatives approve of using family planning.
2. In your community, religious leaders believe family planning interferes with God's will.
3. In your community, religious leaders encourage couples to have many children.

Response Options:
Yes - 1
No - 2
Don't know - 3

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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