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Self-efficacy for condom use with commercial partners

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.

Categories

Geographies Tested: India

Populations Included: Female, Male

Age Range: Adults

Items:

How confident are you that you can use a condom with each commercial partner when:

  1. he gets angry with you?
  2. he offers you more money for sex without a condom?
  3. you have been using alcohol or drugs?

Response Options:
Not at all - 1
Somewhat - 2
Very - 3
Completely confident - 4

Scoring Procedures

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).

Original Citation

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.

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Citation Frequency

Ease of Use Score

Formative Research

Qualitative Research

Existing Literature/Theoretical Framework

Field Expert Input

Cognitive Interviews / Pilot Testing

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Construct

Ease of Use

Readability

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