Perceived Lack of Severity of Domestic Violence Against Women

Perceived Lack of Severity of Domestic Violence Against Women is a 5-item measure that evaluates how serious respondents consider five different forms of domestic violence against women (DVAW). Items come from the Eurobarometer survey version 51.0.


Short Measure Multi-Country

ITEMS:

Please tell me whether you consider each of the following forms of DVAW to be very serious, fairly serious, not very serious, or not at all serious.

1. Psychological violence
2. Physical violence
3. Sexual violence
4. Threats of violence
5. Restricted freedom

Response Options:
Very serious - 1
Fairly serious - 2
Not very serious - 3
Not at all serious - 4

CATEGORIES:


GEOGRAPHIES TESTED:

Austria
Belgium
Denmark
Finland
France
Germany
Greece
Ireland
Italy
Luxembourg
Netherlands
Portugal
Spain
Sweden
United Kingdom

POPULATIONS INCLUDED:
Female
Male

AGE RANGE:
Adolescents
Adults

Scoring Procedures:

Scores of each form of DVAW s are summed to compute a unique score of lack of severity from 5-20.

PRIMARY CITATION:

Gracia, E., & Herrero, J. (2006). Acceptability of domestic violence against women in the European Union: A multilevel analysis. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 60(2), 123-129. https://doi.org/10.1136/jech.2005.036533

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: 3.00/8 Points (MEDIUM) 

Citation Frequency

HIGH

KEY

 FULL POINTS
 PARTIAL POINTS
 NOT ASSESSED
 NOT APPLICABLE

For more details, see Scoring Methodology

You have successfully registered

There was an error while trying to send your request. Please try again.

EMERGE will use the information you provide on this form to be in touch with you and to provide updates and marketing.