Favorable Marriage Injunctive Norm

Favorable Marriage Injunctive Norm is a 8-item measure of injunctive norms related to adolescent girls' marriage. The measure examines the respondents' perceptions regarding the marital expectations of parents, for adolescent girls, in the community .


ITEMS:

Parents expect adolescent girls:
1. To get married before the age of 18 years
2. To only marry after they turned 18 years
3. To have a say whether they want to marry or not
4. To choose when to marry
5. To choose who to marry
6. To make the final decision regarding their marriage
7. To be abducted if they do not accept a proposal from a suitor
8. To talk to them before making the decision to marry

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

CATEGORIES:


GEOGRAPHIES TESTED:

Ethiopia

POPULATIONS INCLUDED:
Female

AGE RANGE:
Adolescents

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Scoring Procedures:

All responses are summed to calculate a final score between 0 and 32.

PRIMARY 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

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

MEDIUM
Total Score: 5.00/8 Points (MEDIUM) 

Citation Frequency

LOW

KEY

 FULL POINTS
 PARTIAL POINTS
 NOT ASSESSED
 NOT APPLICABLE

For more details, see Scoring Methodology

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