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Social Norms Related to Household Gender Roles

Social Norms Related to Household Gender Roles is an 8-item measure of both injunctive and subjective norms in the respondent's community. Items capture norms related to roles in household chores and in child care among the faith community and reference group.

Categories

Geographies Tested: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Populations Included: Female, Male

Age Range: Adolescents, Adults

Items:

  1. Most newly married couples and first-time parents that I know in this congregation approve of the husband sharing in the household work.
  2. People whose opinions are important to me approve of the husband sharing in the household work.
  3. Faith leaders in this congregation think my partner and I should both share in the housework.
  4. My partner thinks we should both share in the housework.
  5. My partner thinks we should both share in the responsibility of child care.
  6. Faith leaders in this congregation think my partner and I should both share in the responsibility of child care.
  7. Most newly married couples and first-time parents that I know in this congregation approve of the husband sharing in the responsibilities of child care.
  8. People whose opinions are important to me approve of husbands sharing in the responsibilities of child-care.

Response Options
Strongly agree - 1
Agree - 2
Disagree - 3
Strongly disagree - 4

Scoring Procedures

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Original Citation

Costenbader, E., Zissette, S., Martinez, A., LeMasters, K., Dagadu, N. A., Deepan, P., & Shaw, B. (2019). Getting to intent: Are social norms influencing intentions to use modern contraception in the DRC? PLoS ONE, 14(7), e0219617. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0219617

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