Global Early Adolescent Study: Parental Expectations

The Global Early Adolescent Study includes a measure of Parental Expectations. This measure includes 4-items that ask parents their views on how much education they want their child to complete, and whether or not they would approve of their child dating. The Global Early Adolescent Study is a multi-country study focused on elucidating the factors that promote sexual and reproductive health and risk factors associated with poor outcomes among early adolescents.

Short Measure Multi-Country

ITEMS:

If you ARE the child’s primary caregiver:

1. How much school do you want the child to complete?
2. How much school does the child’s primary caregiver want the child to complete?

Response Options*
[Insert site-specific response options]
Don’t know
Refuse to answer

If you ARE NOT the child’s primary caregiver AND you have indicated that the child has a primary caregiver, whether they live in the home or not:

3. How much do you approve of the child having a girlfriend or boyfriend at this time in his or her life?
4. How much does the child’s primary caregiver approve of the child having a girlfriend or boyfriend at this time in his or her life?

Response Options*
Very much approve
Somewhat approve
Somewhat disapprove
Very much disapprove
Don’t know
Refuse to answer

* Numeric codes for the Response Options above were not provided in the original questionnaire

CATEGORIES:


GEOGRAPHIES TESTED:

Belgium
Bolivia
Burkina Faso
China
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Ecuador
Egypt
India
Kenya
Malawi
Nigeria
South Africa
United Kingdom
United States of America
Vietnam

POPULATIONS INCLUDED:
Female
Male

AGE RANGE:
Adults

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Scoring Procedures:

Not Applicable

PRIMARY CITATION:

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and The World Health Organization. (2017). Global Early Adolescent Study Parent Questionnaire. https://www.geastudy.org/geas-quantitative-measures

Pyschometric 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

NO
Total Score: 0.00/10 Points (NO DATA) 

Citation Frequency

No

KEY

 FULL POINTS
 PARTIAL POINTS
 NOT ASSESSED
 NOT APPLICABLE

For more details, see Scoring Methodology

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