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Krista Holt
Senior Director, Research & Design, Vital Findings

behavioral

Five, seven-point Likert-type items measure a person’s willingness to have advertisements by a social media platform such as Facebook target him/her based on information from another company’s website.

The six, seven-point Likert-type items in this scale are intended to measure a person’s willingness to have personalized advertisements targeted at him/her by a social media platform based on demographic inferences from his/her usage of the website.

Using five, seven-point Likert-type items, the scale measures a person’s willingness to have a social media platform such as Facebook target advertisements at him/her based on information provided by the person in his/her profile.

The scale uses seven, seven-point Likert-type items to measure a person’s willingness to have advertisements targeted at him/her by a social media platform such as Facebook that are based on information gathered from the person’s behavior at the website.

A person’s desire and tendency to customize products when possible is measured with three, seven-point Likert-type items.

Six, yes/no items are used to measure how much a person indicates that he/she has engaged in financially related activities that are generally considered positive, e.g., put aside some money for financial emergencies.

How much a person is interested in direct banking and is diligent in selecting one is measured with four, seven-point Likert-type items.

Using three, seven-point Likert-type items, the scale measures a person’s inclination to refrain from investing in the stock market because of the risks involved.

The scale measures the degree to which a customer of a branded product or store engages in conspicuous behaviors that can be visually observed by others in order to communicate he/she is a customer of the brand.  Three, seven-point Likert-type items compose the scale. 

This three-item, seven-point scale measures a person’s inclination at the current time to react toward others in a physically violent manner if threatened.  The wording of the items is meant to focus participants’ responses on their current states rather than their longer-term trait-like tendencies.