Demographic and Health Survey Phase 8 (DHS-8): Respectful Maternity Care

The Demographic and Health Survey Phase 8 (DHS-8): Respectful Maternity Care includes a single item from the Women's Questionnaire regarding whether the female respondent perceived that she was treated with respect by health workers during the labor and delivery of her child. Navigational aspects (i.e. skip-out patterns and next question sequences) have not been included on this page but can be viewed on the original women’s questionnaire located here.

Short Measure Multi-Country

ITEMS:

  1. Did the doctors, nurses, or other staff at the facility treat you with respect all of the time, some of the time, or not at all?

Response Options:
All of the time
Some of the time
Not at all

CATEGORIES:


GEOGRAPHIES TESTED:

Afghanistan
Angola
Burkina Faso
Cambodia
Cameroon
Cote d'Ivoire
Ethiopia
Ghana
Guatemala
Guinea
Kenya
Madagascar
Mozambique
Myanmar (Burma)
Nepal
Rwanda
Senegal
The Gambia
Zimbabwe

POPULATIONS INCLUDED:
Female

AGE RANGE:
Adolescents
Adults

DOWNLOAD MEASURE

Scoring Procedures:

Not Applicable

PRIMARY CITATION:

Demographic and Health Surveys (2019). Demographic and Health Surveys: Women's Questionnaire. https://dhsprogram.com/publications/publication-DHSQ8-DHS-Questionnaires-and-Manuals.cfm

Pyschometric 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

NO
Total Score: 0.00/10 Points (NO DATA) 

Citation Frequency

No

KEY

 FULL POINTS
 PARTIAL POINTS
 NOT ASSESSED
 NOT APPLICABLE

For more details, see Scoring Methodology

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