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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.

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Geographies Tested: Vietnam

Populations Included: Female, Male

Age Range: Adults

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

Scoring Procedures

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

Original 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

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