Table 1

 Rating statements used in the “sorting and rating groups” for the four IPV outcomes

IPV outcomeRating statementValue indicator
PrevalencePlease rate on a scale of 1 to 5 how each item is related to women’s experiences of intimate partner violence (IPV).Strength of perceived relation between item and IPV
1 = No relation; 2 = some relation; 3 = moderate relation; 4 = strong relation; 5 = extremely strong relation
SeverityPlease rate on a scale of 1 to 5 how each item might make women’s experiences of intimate partner violence (IPV) worse or more severe.Degree to which item worsens severity of IPV
1 = Not make worse; 2 = somewhat likely to make worse; 3 = moderately likely to make worse; 4 = strongly likely to make worse; 5 = extremely likely to make worse
PerpetrationPlease rate on a scale of 1 to 5 how each item is related to a man’s perpetration of intimate partner violence (IPV).Relation of item to a man’s perpetration of IPV
1 = No relation; 2 = some relation; 3 = moderate relation; 4 = strong relation; 5 = extremely strong relation
CessationPlease rate on a scale of 1 to 5 how each item supports women’s ability to end intimate partner violence (IPV).Degree to which item supports cessation of IPV
1 = Not supportive; 2 = somewhat supportive; 3 = moderately supportive; 4 = strongly supportive; 5 = extremely supportive