Female sex worker and high-risk men who have sex with men: Self-efficacy for service utilization

Self-efficacy for service utilization is a 2-item measure of the ability of female sex workers (FSW) and high-risk men who have sex with men (HR-MSM) to negotiate for care and services from government health facilities.

Short Measure Warning Flag

ITEMS:

1. How confident are you that you can go to the government health clinic to get reproductive health services you need if the health workers there treat you badly?
2. How confident are you that you can go to the government health clinic to get the reproductive health services even if the health worker knows that you are a FSW/MSM?

Response Options:
Not at all - 1
Somewhat - 2
Very - 3
Completely confident - 4

CATEGORIES:


GEOGRAPHIES TESTED:

India

POPULATIONS INCLUDED:
Female
Male

AGE RANGE:
Adolescents
Adults

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Scoring Procedures:

Scores are averaged and the scale value ranges from 1 to 4. Scale scores are divided into two equal categories of self-efficacy for service utilization: low (1-2.4999) and high (2.5-4).

PRIMARY CITATION:

Saggurti, N., Mishra, R. M., Proddutoor, L., Tucker, S., Kovvali, D., Parimi, P., & Wheeler, T. (2013). Community collectivization and its association with consistent condom use and STI treatment-seeking behaviors among female sex workers and high-risk men who have sex with men/transgenders in Andhra Pradesh, India. AIDS care, 25(sup1), S55-S66.

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

LOW
Total Score: 2.50/8 Points (LOW) 

Citation Frequency

High

KEY

 FULL POINTS
 PARTIAL POINTS
 NOT ASSESSED
 NOT APPLICABLE

For more details, see Scoring Methodology

Measure came from a peer-reviewed journal with a low impact score and/or inadequate information on psychometrics, but is an under-represented gender equality and empowerment construct

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