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Perceived Benefit of Personality Traits

Perceived Benefit of Personality Traits is an 8-item measure of the relative advantage of men possessing certain traits when interacting with women.

Categories

Geographies Tested: Belgium

Populations Included: Male

Age Range: Adults

Items:

How much would each trait be advantageous for men who interact with women possessing them?

1. Gentle
2. Interested in children
3. Helpful
4. Sensitive
5. Cooperative
6. Warm
7. Patient
8. Polite

Response Options:
7-point Likert scale
Very disadvantageous - 1
Very advantageous - 7

Scoring Procedures

The mean of the item scores is calculated for the total measure score.

Original Citation

Delacollette, N., Dumont, M., Sarlet, M., & Dardenne, B. (2012). Benevolent sexism, men’s advantages and the prescription of warmth to women. Sex Roles, 68(5-6), 296-310. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11199-012-0232-5

Psychometric Score

Citation Frequency

Ease of Use 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

Ease of Use

Readability

Scoring Clarity

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