Women's Mobility

Women's Mobility is a 4-item measure assessing whether the respondent is permitted or needs permission for going to a market or health center and visit the homes of relatives or friends in the neighborhood alone. Items are chosen from the Slow Fertility Transition Project in Egypt.


Short Measure

ITEMS:

If you wanted to go to the following places on your own, could you go alone without permission, could you go only if you received permission or is it enough to just inform someone?
1. Local market to buy things
2. Local health center or doctor?
3. Taking children to the health center or doctor?
4. Home of relatives or friends in the neighborhood?

Response Options:
With permission - 1
Without permission - 2
Just inform - 3
Cannot go out alone - 4
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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