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Favorable Education Injunctive Norm

Favorable Education Injunctive Norm is a 6-item measure of injunctive norms related to adolescent girls' education. The measure assesses what the respondents think their communities expect from adolescent girls with regards to their education.

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Geographies Tested: Ethiopia

Populations Included: Female

Age Range: Adolescents

Items:

Most people expect girls in the community:
1. To have the same opportunity in education as boys
2. To do household chores instead of going to school
3. Parents think adolescent girls who go to school engage in premarital sex
4. Parents think adolescent girls are less attentive in their education than boys
5. Othersin-laws expect girls to stop attending school once they are married
6. Parents expect adolescent girls to earn an income and provide for the family instead of going to school

Response Options:
Do not know - 0
Strongly unfavorable response - 1
Unfavorable response - 2
Favorable response - 3
Strongly favorable response - 4

Scoring Procedures

All responses are summed to calculate a final score.

Original Citation

Berhane, Y., Worku, A., Tewahido, D., Fasil, N., Gulema, H., Tadesse, A. W., & Abdelmenan, S. (2019). Adolescent girls' agency significantly correlates with favorable social norms in Ethiopia-Implications for improving sexual and reproductive health of young adolescents. Journal of Adolescent Health, 64(4S), S52-S59. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jadohealth.2018.12.018

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