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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.

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Geographies Tested: Botswana

Populations Included: Female

Age Range: Adults

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

Scoring Procedures

Items were recoded into percentage rankings.

Original 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

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