Sharing of House Work Between Spouses/Partners

The Sharing of House Work Between Spouses/Partners includes 3 items which assess how equally or unequally the sharing of common household tasks is between spouses/partners. This measure is adapted from the ICRW International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES) Questionnaire, which can be accessed here. Navigational aspects (i.e. skip-out patterns and next question sequences) have not been included on this page but can be viewed on the original questionnaire located here.

Short Measure

ITEMS:

1.Do you have a spouse or regular partner?
2.Does your spouse/partner live with you?

Response Options:
Yes - 1
No - 2

3.If you disregard the help you receive from other household members, how do you and your spouse/partner divide the following tasks

  • Washing clothes
  • Repairing the house
  • Buying food
  • Cleaning the house
  • Cleaning the bathroom/toilet
  • Preparing food
  • Paying bills
  • Caring for small children
  • Playing with children
  • Helping children with their schoolwork
  • Taking children to or from school
  • Caring for elderly household members
  • Caring for sick household members

Response Options:
I do everything - 1
Usually me - 2
Shared equally or done together - 3
Usually partner - 4
Partner does everything - 5
Does not apply

CATEGORIES:


GEOGRAPHIES TESTED:


POPULATIONS INCLUDED:
Female
Male

AGE RANGE:

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Scoring Procedures:

The sum of all tasks is taken for the total score. Higher scores indicate increased sharing of house work between spouses/partners.

PRIMARY CITATION:

U. N. Foundation (2015). Women’s economic empowerment: A roadmap. Guidelines for monitoring and evaluating women’s economic empowerment programs. Appendix 1. Suggested questionnaire modules for measuring wee outcome indicators. http://womeneconroadmap.org/sites/default/files/Monitoring%20and%20Evaluation%20Guidelines%20Appendix.pdf#

Pyschometric 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

NO
Total Score: 0.00/10 Points (NO DATA) 

Citation Frequency

No

KEY

 FULL POINTS
 PARTIAL POINTS
 NOT ASSESSED
 NOT APPLICABLE

For more details, see Scoring Methodology

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