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Relationship Power

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

Categories

Geographies Tested: United States of America

Populations Included: Female

Age Range: Adults

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

Scoring Procedures

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

Original 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

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