The Future Expectations Scale for Adolescents (FESA) tested in Chile is a 24-item measure with 5 dimensions including work and educational attainment, expectations for marrying and having children, participation in the community and church, future health and participation in sports, and children's future.
Geographies Tested: Chile
Populations Included: Female, Male
Age Range: Adolescents
When I am an adult...
A 7-point scale ranging from “I do not believe this at all” to “I certainly believe this.
The scale and sub-scale means are calculated
McWhirter, E. H., & McWhirter, B. T. (2008). Adolescent future expectations of work, education, family, and community: Development of a new measure. Youth & Society, 40(2). https://doi.org/10.1177/0044118X08314257
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