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Self-Efficacy Not to Engage in Forced Sex

Self-Efficacy Not to Engage in Forced Sex is a 6-item measure of self-efficacy beliefs regarding situations when the respondent would not force someone into sex, such as when they are drunk, or when they want to show who the boss is.

Categories

Geographies Tested: South Africa

Populations Included: Female, Male

Age Range: Adolescents

Items:

I feel confident that I will not force someone into sex when:

1. I want to show who is boss.
2. I am drunk.
3. I like the person.
4. I am alone with my partner.
5. I am at my own house.
6. I am at a party.

Response Options:
5-point Likert scale
Strongly disagree - 1
Strongly agree - 5

Scoring Procedures

Not Applicable

Original Citation

De Vries, H., Eggers, S. M., Jinabhai, C., Meyer-Weitz, A., Sathiparsad, R., & Taylor, M. (2014). Adolescents' beliefs about forced sex in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 43(6), 1087-1095. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10508-014-0280-8

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