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.
Geographies Tested: South Africa
Populations Included: Female, Male
Age Range: Adolescents
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.
5-point Likert scale
Strongly disagree - 1
Strongly agree - 5
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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