Expressional Attitude Toward Family Planning

Expressional Attitude Toward Family Planning is a 10-item measure of women's emotional responses to the idea of using family planning (FP) methods. Items cover emotional and physical aspects of FP use.


High Psychometric Score

ITEMS:

1. How pleasant you will be if you use family planning?
2. Does limiting the number of children have anything worthy for you?
3. How pleasant if you use family planning for limiting the number of children?
4. How comfortable is it, if you use family planning?
5. Does the comfort of family planning methods matter for you?
6. How do you feel if you use family planning?
7. How would you feel if family planning methods administered through injection?
8. Does the pain following the use of injectable methods bother you?
9. How important the pleasure you would get if you use family planning?
10. How you are concerned with psychological factors following family planning use?

Response Options:
3-point Likert scale
Unlikely/unworthy - 1
Likely/worthy - 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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