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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.

Categories

Geographies Tested: United States of America

Populations Included: Female

Age Range: Adults

Items:

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

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

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.

Original 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

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