Intention to Use Family Planning

Intention to Use Family Planning is an 8-item instrument to measure motivational factors that influence the likelihood of women's use of family planning (FP) methods.


High Psychometric Score

ITEMS:

1. At this moment, I can list some of the benefits of FP use I would gain if I use it?
2. I am happy if I could use FP to space the number of children I would have in the future.
3. I am happy if I could use FP to limit the number of children I would have in the future.
4. I am willing to use FP to space/limit number of children.
5. I have already decided that I should use FP in the near future.
6. I have ever used FP in the previous 6 months and I found it relevant me.
7. I have ever used FP in the past 6 months and I am quite sure I will continue using it in the future.
8. It is expected that women in our community should use FP and so do I.

Response Options:
3-point Likert scale
Uncertain/disagree - 1
Certain/agree - 3

CATEGORIES:


GEOGRAPHIES TESTED:

Ethiopia

POPULATIONS INCLUDED:
Female

AGE RANGE:
Adolescents
Adults

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Scoring Procedures:

Responses from all items are added to obtain a combined score.

PRIMARY CITATION:

Alemayehu, M., Medhanyie, A. A., Reed, E., & Bezabih, A. M. (2020). Validation of family planning tool in the pastoralist community. Reproductive Health, 17(1), 123. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12978-020-00976-x

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

HIGH
Total Score: 6.00/8 Points (HIGH) 

Citation Frequency

LOW

KEY

 FULL POINTS
 PARTIAL POINTS
 NOT ASSESSED
 NOT APPLICABLE

For more details, see Scoring Methodology

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