The Index of male patriarchal control is a seven-item measure from Nepal that captures the degree of domination and control by husbands over wives in the domains of personal freedom, autonomy in social interactions and in seeking healthcare for oneself.
Geographies Tested: Nepal
Populations Included: Female
Age Range: Adolescents, Adults
Would you say it is generally true that he:
The score for these questions ranged from 0 to 7, and was categorized into 3 levels-no control, low control, and high control.
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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