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The scale has three, seven-point Likert-type items that measure how likely it is that a person will recommend a place and talk about it positively.  The sentences are phrased generally enough that they can refer to a wide variety of “places,” e.g., a restaurant, a museum, a church.

The degree to which a patient believes that the person or device making a recommendation about a medical procedure would not give consideration to his/her unique condition and circumstances is measured with three, seven-point items.

Five, seven-point Likert-type items measure a consumer’s commitment to buy a particular brand in the future if it is available. 

Five, seven-point Likert-type items measure a person’s (the recommender’s) beliefs regarding the potential negative social consequences of recommending a person who could view it as inappropriate.  The sentences are flexible for use with a variety of contexts but may make the most sense with regard to customer referral reward programs. 

Six items are used to measure the belief that a particular salesperson engaged in questioning and answering in an attempt to convince one that he/she (the consumer) would benefit from a suggested product solution.

How much a person believes that a particular recommendation provided important and helpful information is measured with three, seven-point Likert-type items.  Since the recommendation is not identified in the items themselves, the scale appears to be suitable for a wide variety of situations.

How much a person likes customer referral programs in general and is likely to participate in them is measured with four, seven-point Likert-type items.

The scale has three, nine-point items that measure a person’s stated likelihood of sharing good information about a brand to others he/she knows.

Four, seven-point items are used to measure the likelihood that a consumer will regularly wear sunscreen in the future as well as recommend that others do so too.

Three, seven-point items are used to measure the likelihood a consumer will avoid buying products that contain a specific chemical and, instead, will purchase a particular brand that does not have the chemical.