Attitudes About Intimate Partner Violence Against Women (ATT-IPV) Scale

The Attitudes About Intimate Partner Violence Against Women (ATT-IPV) Scale is a 9-item measure of attitudes about physical violence against wives; the measure was tested in Vietnam.


ITEMS:

A Husband Has Good Reason to Hit His Wife If:

1. She does not complete housework to his satisfaction.
2. She disobeys him.
3. She refuses to have sexual relations with him.
4. She asks him whether he has other girlfriends.
5. He finds out that she has been unfaithful.
6. She goes out without telling him.
7. She neglects the children.
8. She rudely argues with him.
9. She argues with her parents-in-law.

Response Options:
No - 0
Yes - 1

CATEGORIES:


GEOGRAPHIES TESTED:

Vietnam

POPULATIONS INCLUDED:
Female
Male

AGE RANGE:
Adults

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Scoring Procedures:

Item scores are summed to create a total score ranging from 0-9.

PRIMARY CITATION:

Yount, K. M., VanderEnde, K., Zureick-Brown, S., Anh, H. T., Schuler, S. R., & Minh, T. H. (2014). Measuring attitudes about intimate partner violence against women: the ATT-IPV scale. Demography, 51(4), 1551-1572. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13524-014-0297-6

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

MEDIUM
Total Score: 4.00/8 Points (MEDIUM) 

Citation Frequency

MEDIUM

KEY

 FULL POINTS
 PARTIAL POINTS
 NOT ASSESSED
 NOT APPLICABLE

For more details, see Scoring Methodology

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