Negotiating Power for Condom Use

Negotiating Power for Condom Use is a 3-item measure that captures women's anticipation of negative responses by steady sexual partners to a request for condom use.


Short Measure

ITEMS:

1. If you asked your steady partner to use a condomrubber, do you think he would refuse to have sex with you?
2. If you asked your steady partner to use a condomrubber, do you think he would get violent?
3. If you asked your steady partner to use a condomrubber, would he think you had sex with someone else?

Response Options:
Yes - 1
Probably yes - 2
Probably no - 3
No - 4

CATEGORIES:


GEOGRAPHIES TESTED:

United States of America

POPULATIONS INCLUDED:
Female

AGE RANGE:
Adults

Scoring Procedures:

The mean of the item scores is calculated for the total measure score. Alternatively, items can be recoded as 1 “yes” or “probably yes” and 2 “probably no” or “no” and then items are summed.

PRIMARY CITATION:

Randolph, M. E., Gamble, H. L., & Buscemi, J. (2011). The influence of trauma history and relationship power on Latinas’ sexual risk for HIV/STIs. International Journal of Sexual Health, 23(2), 111-119. https://doi.org/10.1080/19317611.2011.566306

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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