The Sexual Consent Behaviors Scale is a 9-item measure of respondents' sexual consent behaviors. This scale contains two scales: 1. Consent discussions/awareness and 2. Consent is negotiated once.
Geographies Tested: Canada
Populations Included: Female, Male
Age Range: Adults
7-point Likert scale
Strongly disagree - 1
Strongly agree - 7
*Items are reverse scored
The mean of each subscale is calculated. Higher scores represent stronger agreement.
Humphreys, T., & Herold, E. (2007). Sexual consent in heterosexual relationships: Development of a new measure. Sex Roles, 57(3-4), 305-315. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11199-007-9264-7
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