Indicators of Women's Condom Use: Barriers

Indicators of Women's Condom Use: Barriers is a 3-item measure of the respondent's perceptions regarding the relationship between her requests to use condoms and the possible resulting negative reactions from her partner.


Short Measure

ITEMS:

1. If you ask to use a condom, would that make your partner not want to have sex with you?
2. If you ask to use a condom, would it look like you don’t trust your partner?
3. If you asked to use a condom, would your partner think you were sleeping with other men?

Response Options:
Yes
I think so
I don't think so
No

CATEGORIES:


GEOGRAPHIES TESTED:

Botswana

POPULATIONS INCLUDED:
Female

AGE RANGE:
Adults

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Scoring Procedures:

Items were recoded into percentage rankings.

PRIMARY CITATION:

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

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: 4.50/8 Points (MEDIUM) 

Citation Frequency

HIGH

KEY

 FULL POINTS
 PARTIAL POINTS
 NOT ASSESSED
 NOT APPLICABLE

For more details, see Scoring Methodology

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