Indicators of Women's Condom Use: Abuse

The Women's Indicators of Condom Use: Abuse is a 2-item measure of a respondent's tendency to engage in sexual experiences as a result of physical or verbal abuse.


Short Measure

ITEMS:

1. Do you sometimes end up having sex with your partner because of verbal abuse such as threats, arguing, or shouting?
2. Do you sometimes end up having sex with your partner because of physical abuse such as twisting your arm, holding you down, hitting?

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: 5.00/8 Points (MEDIUM) 

Citation Frequency

HIGH

KEY

 FULL POINTS
 PARTIAL POINTS
 NOT ASSESSED
 NOT APPLICABLE

For more details, see Scoring Methodology

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