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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.

Categories

Geographies Tested: Egypt

Populations Included: Female

Age Range: Adults

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

Scoring Procedures

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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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