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Tom Prinsen, Ph.D.
Global Manager Market Intelligence, Biomet Orthope

responsibility

The belief that one manages his/her money well is measured using three, seven-point items.

The scale uses four, seven-point Likert-type items to measure how much a person feels obligated and accountable for something.  The sentences can easily be customized for the person, object, event, or something else that a person feels responsible for.

The scale uses four, seven-point Likert-type items that measure the degree to which a person believes there are many people who feel responsible for and take care of some particular object, place, organization, etc.  The sense of responsibility felt by the one filling out the scale is not measured.

Using four, seven-point uni-polar items, the scale measures how much a person believes his/her personality to be dependable and disciplined rather than disorganized and careless.

Four, seven-point questions are used to measure how much a particular activity or other stimulus motivated a person to have feelings associated with parenting such as nurturing and devotion.

The scale uses three, seven-point questions to measure how much a particular activity or other stimulus motivated a person to think about the responsibilities involved with taking care of a child.

The scale has five, nine-point items that measure how much a parental role (mothers or fathers) generally has the primary responsibility for taking care of a child’s needs in the future.  The relative role responsibilities of mothers and fathers is not measured in the scale per se.  A proper comparison can be made if the scale is filled out once for mothers and then for fathers followed by an appropriate statistical test of the two scores.

In general, how much a parental role (mothers or fathers) has the primary responsibility for taking care of a child’s immediate needs is measured with five, nine-point items.  The relative role responsibilities of mothers and fathers is not measured in the scale per se.  A proper comparison can be made if the scale is filled out once for mothers and then for fathers followed by an appropriate statistical test of the two scores.

The belief that a particular health condition is a person’s responsibility to control is measured with four, seven-point Likert-type items. 

Three, ten-point Likert-type items are used to measure how much a person who has observed a problem situation believes a particular person is responsible for it.  The respondent is the observer of the problem and is not otherwise involved in the problem that occurred.