Gender Role Discrepancy Scale

Gender Role Discrepancy Scale is a 5-item measure that assesses perceived masculinity norms and expectations among men.


Short Measure

ITEMS:

1. I am less masculine than the average guy.
2. Compared to my guy friends, I am not very masculine.
3. Most women I know would say that I am not as masculine as my friends.
4. Most women would consider me to be less masculine than the typical guy.
5. Most guys would think I am not very masculine compared to them.

Response Options:
7-point Likert scale
Strongly Agree - 1
Neutral - 4
Strongly Disagree - 7

CATEGORIES:


GEOGRAPHIES TESTED:

United States of America

POPULATIONS INCLUDED:
Male

AGE RANGE:
Adults

Scoring Procedures:

Not Available

PRIMARY CITATION:

Reidy, D. E., Brookmeyer, K. A., Gentile, B., Berke, D. S., & Zeichner, A. (2016). Gender role discrepancy stress, high-risk sexual behavior, and sexually transmitted disease. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 45(2), 459-465. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10508-014-0413-0

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: 4.00/8 Points (MEDIUM) 

Citation Frequency

HIGH

KEY

 FULL POINTS
 PARTIAL POINTS
 NOT ASSESSED
 NOT APPLICABLE

For more details, see Scoring Methodology

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