Satisfaction of Sexual Needs as Important

Satisfaction of Sexual Needs is a 4-item measure of youth perceptions of sexual excitement and need for satisfaction.


High Psychometric ScoreShort Measure

ITEMS:

1. Do you think if a guy gets sexually excited, the girl should satisfy his sexual needs?
2. Do you think once a guy is sexually excited, it would be harmful if he didn’t ejaculate (come)?
3. Do you think if a girl gets sexually excited, the guy should satisfy her sexual needs?
4. Do you think once a girl is sexually excited, she needs to have an orgasm?

Response Options:
4-point Likert scale Definitely no - 1
Definitely yes - 4

CATEGORIES:


GEOGRAPHIES TESTED:

United States of America

POPULATIONS INCLUDED:
Female
Male

AGE RANGE:
Adults

Scoring Procedures:

Item scores are averaged to create the total scale score.

PRIMARY CITATION:

Deardorff, J., Tschann, J. M., & Flores, E. (2008). Sexual values among Latino youth: measurement development using a culturally based approach. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 14(2), 138-146. https://doi.org/10.1037/1099-9809.14.2.138

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: 6.50/8 Points (HIGH) 

Citation Frequency

HIGH

KEY

 FULL POINTS
 PARTIAL POINTS
 NOT ASSESSED
 NOT APPLICABLE

For more details, see Scoring Methodology

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