Women's perceived degree of power in relationships is a six-item measure from Nepal that captures gender roles in marital relationships and wife's autonomy in aspects of personal freedom, contraception choice and decision-making.
Geographies Tested: Nepal
Populations Included: Female
Age Range: Adolescents, Adults
The score for these questions ranged from 0 to 6, though after making the composite index this variable was categorized into 3 levels-high power, medium power, and low power.
Adhikari, R., & Tamang, J. (2010). Sexual coercion of married women in Nepal. BMC Women’s Health, 10(31), 1-8. https://doi.org/10.1186/1472-6874-10-31.
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