Attitude Towards Male Involvement in Maternal and Neonatal Health

Attitude Towards Male Involvement in Maternal and Neonatal Health is a six-item measure of men's attitude towards their expected roles in terms of direct assistance, relevant knowledge and communication with their spouses regarding maternal and neonatal health.


ITEMS:

1. Husbands do not need to help with child care.
2. Husbands do not need to know the danger signs during pregnancy and childbirth.
3. Husbands do not need to have contraceptive knowledge.
4. Contraceptive decision making depends only on wife.
5. Men should tell their wives if they have contracted an STI.
6. Men should not disclose to their wives they have contracted HIV infection.

Response Options:
Yes
No

CATEGORIES:


GEOGRAPHIES TESTED:

Myanmar (Burma)

POPULATIONS INCLUDED:
Male

AGE RANGE:
Adults

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Scoring Procedures:

Individuals with responses in favor of male involvement for all six statements are considered to have a favorable attitude to male involvement.

PRIMARY CITATION:

Ampt, F., Mon, M. M., Than, K. K., Khin, M. M., Agius, P. A., Morgan, C., Davis, J., & Luchters, S. (2015). Correlates of male involvement in maternal and newborn health: a cross-sectional study of men in a peri-urban region of Myanmar. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth, 15, 122. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12884-015-0561-9

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: 4.50/8 Points (MEDIUM) 

Citation Frequency

HIGH

KEY

 FULL POINTS
 PARTIAL POINTS
 NOT ASSESSED
 NOT APPLICABLE

For more details, see Scoring Methodology

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