Social Approval for Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH)

Social Approval for Adolescent SRH is a 9-item measure of the level of support in the community for youth to access reproductive and sexual health care. The 9 items reflect different members of the community.


ITEMS:

Please indicate how supportive the following places or people in your community are about teens' SRH issues and needs:

1. The overall community
2. Men
3. Women
4. Schools
5. Health care facilities/workers
6. Religious centers/leaders
7. Parents
8. Other family members
9. Friends

Response Options:
Extremely supportive - 1
Somewhat supportive - 1
Somewhat unsupportive - 0
Extremely unsupportive - 0

CATEGORIES:


GEOGRAPHIES TESTED:

Ghana

POPULATIONS INCLUDED:
Female

AGE RANGE:
Adolescents
Adults

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Scoring Procedures:

A summative index is created by adding together the number of items with a response of either extremely supportive or somewhat supportive. The final score ranges from 0-9.

PRIMARY CITATION:

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

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

LOW

KEY

 FULL POINTS
 PARTIAL POINTS
 NOT ASSESSED
 NOT APPLICABLE

For more details, see Scoring Methodology

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