Family Planning Self-Efficacy

Family Planning Self-Efficacy is a 7-item measure of women's beliefs about their ability to successfully access and use family planning (FP) methods under specific conditions, such as when encountering opposition.


High Psychometric Score

ITEMS:

1. If I want to use family planning, I am confident that I can ask and discuss with health providers on how to use it.
2. If want to use family planning, I am certain that I would overcome opposition from others elsewhere.
3. Though I need to space childbirth, I am not sure that I always can get methods of my choice in health facilities.
4. It is up to me, if I want to use family planning, I can do it.
5. If want to use family planning, I am confident to convince my husband that I should use it.
6. If want to use family planning, I am confident that I always would keep the appointment regarding it.
7. If want to use family planning, I am certain that I would afford the cost for it.

Response Options:
3-point Likert scale.
Disagree - 1
Agree - 3

CATEGORIES:


GEOGRAPHIES TESTED:

Ethiopia

POPULATIONS INCLUDED:
Female

AGE RANGE:
Adolescents
Adults

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Scoring Procedures:

The scores for all items are added together to create 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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