The Reproductive Autonomy: Decision-Making and Communication Scale is derived from the Reproductive Autonomy Scale and measures the degree/extent of control of a woman over her reproductive decisions and outcomes. The measure focuses on two dimensions of reproductive autonomy (RA) in relation to communication and decision-making. The measure comprises two sub-scales, Decision-Making RA and Communication RA.
Geographies Tested: Ghana
Populations Included: Female
Age Range: Adolescents, Adults
Strongly Disagree - 1
Disagree - 2
Agree - 3
Strongly Agree - 4
Item scores are summed to create two individual total sub-scale scores ranging from 3-12.
Loll, D., Fleming, P. J., Manu, A., Morhe, E., Stephenson, R., King, E. J., & Hall, K. S. (2020). Reproductive autonomy and pregnancy decision-making among young Ghanaian women. Global Public Health, 15(4), 571-586. https://doi.org/10.1080/17441692.2019.1695871
Ease of Use Score
Existing Literature/Theoretical Framework
Field Expert Input
Cognitive Interviews / Pilot Testing
to get the latest updates on new measures and guidance for survey researchers