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.

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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

CATEGORIES:


GEOGRAPHIES TESTED:

India

POPULATIONS INCLUDED:
Female
Male

AGE RANGE:
Adults

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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).

PRIMARY 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.

Pyschometric 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

LOW
Total Score: 1.50/8 Points (LOW) 

Citation Frequency

High

KEY

 FULL POINTS
 PARTIAL POINTS
 NOT ASSESSED
 NOT APPLICABLE

For more details, see Scoring Methodology

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

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