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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.

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Geographies Tested: Botswana

Populations Included: Female

Age Range: Adults

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

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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