The Indicators of Women's Condom Use: Cultural Norms is a 4-item measure of the extent to which respondents conform to social and gender norms concerning decision making, sex, and condom use.
Geographies Tested: Botswana
Populations Included: Female
Age Range: Adults
1. Does your partner make the final decisions?
2. Do you think the purpose of sex is to please the man?
3. Is it worse for a woman to have sex with many men than it is for a man to have sex with many women?
4. Should men provide condoms?
I think so
I don't think so
Items were recoded into percentage rankings.
Greig, F. E., & Koopman, C. (2003). Multilevel analysis of women's empowerment and HIV prevention: Quantitative survey results from a preliminary study in Botswana. AIDS and Behavior, 7(2), 195-208. https://doi.org/10.1023/a:1023954526639
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