The self-efficacy for condom use with commercial partners is a 3-item measure that assesses the ability of female sex workers (FSW) and high-risk men who have sex with men and transgenders (HR-MSM) to negotiate for condom use with their commercial partners.
Short Measure Warning Flag
How confident are you that you can use a condom with each commercial partner when:
Not at all - 1
Somewhat - 2
Very - 3
Completely confident - 4
The scores are averaged and total scale value ranges from 1 to 4. Scale scores are divided into two equal categories of self-efficacy for condom use with clients: low (1-2.4999) and high (2.5-4).
Saggurti, N., Mishra, R. M., Proddutoor, L., Tucker, S., Kovvali, D., Parimi, P., & Wheeler, T. (2013). Community collectivization and its association with consistent condom use and STI treatment-seeking behaviors among female sex workers and high-risk men who have sex with men/transgenders in Andhra Pradesh, India. AIDS Care, 25(sup1), S55-S66.
Existing Literature/Theoretical Framework
Field Expert Input
Cognitive Interviews / Pilot Testing
Measure came from a peer-reviewed journal with a low impact score and/or inadequate information on psychometrics, but is an under-represented gender equality and empowerment construct