The Contraceptive Attitude Scale is a 30-item measure assessing overall ideas toward the use of contraception, rather than specific methods. This scale is an adapted version of the Contraceptive Attitude Scale located here, which has been translated into Urdu and adapted to the Pakistani context.
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5-point Likert scale
Strongly disagree - 1
Strongly agree - 5
Item scores are summed to create a total score ranging between 30 and 150. Higher scores reflect more positive attitudes toward contraception.
Nosheen, I., & Jami, H. (2013). Translation, adaptation, and validation of Contraceptive Attitude Scale. Pakistan Journal of Psychological Research, 28(2), 335-359.
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Measure came from a peer-reviewed journal with a low impact score and/or inadequate information on psychometrics, but is an under-represented gender equality and empowerment construct