Relationship Power

Relationship Power is a single-item measure that is a general measure of relationship power reported by women.


Short Measure

ITEMS:

1. In your relationship with [PARTNER’S NAME], in general who has more power?

Response Options:
I do - 1
We both do - 2
My partner does - 3

CATEGORIES:


GEOGRAPHIES TESTED:

United States of America

POPULATIONS INCLUDED:
Female

AGE RANGE:
Adults

Scoring Procedures:

The response are dichotomized into “I do or we both do” and “my partner does.”

PRIMARY CITATION:

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

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: 2.00/7 Points (LOW) 

Citation Frequency

HIGH

KEY

 FULL POINTS
 PARTIAL POINTS
 NOT ASSESSED
 NOT APPLICABLE

For more details, see Scoring Methodology

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