Relationship Power is a single-item measure that is a general measure of relationship power reported by women.
1. In your relationship with [PARTNER’S NAME], in general who has more power?
I do - 1
We both do - 2
My partner does - 3
The response are dichotomized into “I do or we both do” and “my partner does.”
Harvey, S. M., Bird, S. T., Galavotti, C., Duncan, E. A., & Greenberg, D. (2002). Relationship power, sexual decision making and condom use among women at risk for HIV/STDS. Women & Health, 36(4), 69-84. https://doi.org/10.1300/J013v36n04_06
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