National Addiction & HIV Data Archive Program

S5PARENT: S5 POrient: Youths Parenting Orientation

Youth Parenting Orientation; the mean of six items in the scale.

MEASURE: Parent Orientation

The Youths Parenting Orientation scale was adapted for this study from Silverberg 
and Steinberg's (1990) subscale of Adult Role Orientation. The questions are asked
only of youth who report having a child. The scale is used to assess the participant's
view of his/her role as a parent (e.g., "Fathers/Mothers my age should devote most of
their time and energy to rearing their child/children") and the degree to which this 
role is pervasive in his/her life. The inventory is a 6-item scale that asks participants
to rank from 1 to 4 (1=Agree Strongly to 4=Disagree Strongly) the degree that each 
statement corresponds to their view of parenthood, with higher scores indicating greater
parental orientation. 

(1) Disagree Strongly
(2) Disagree
(3) Agree
(4) Agree Strongly

Consult the Pathways Study codebook for more information (www.pathwaysstudy.pitt.edu).
            
ValueLabelUnweighted
Frequency
%
1.00 Disagree Strongly 00.0%
1.83 - 20.1%
2.00 Disagree 00.0%
2.50 - 20.1%
2.67 - 151.1%
2.80 - 10.1%
2.83 - 443.2%
3.00 Agree 745.5%
3.17 - 403.0%
3.20 - 10.1%
3.33 - 292.1%
3.40 - 10.1%
3.50 - 342.5%
3.67 - 151.1%
3.80 - 10.1%
3.83 - 201.5%
4.00 Agree Strongly 231.7%
Missing Data
-700.00 Data missing: Unknown reason 30.2%
-300.00 Too few values for computation 20.1%
-202.00 IntCompStat = 2 partial interview, data missing 10.1%
-201.00 IntCompStat = 4 missed interview 1208.9%
-100.00 Did not skip into Parental Orientation section 92368.2%
-9.00 Dont Know 20.1%
-8.00 Refuse 10.1%
Total 1,354 100%

Based upon 302 valid cases out of 1,354 total cases.

Location: 1709-1715 (width: 7; decimal: 2)

Variable Type: numeric

(Range of) Missing Values: -700.00 , -500.00 , -400.00 , -300.00 , -202.00 , -201.00 , -100.00 , -9.00 , -8.00

Notes

Source: This variable was taken from: Research on Pathways to Desistance [Maricopa County, AZ and Philadelphia County, PA]: Subject Measures, 2000-2010.

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Disclaimer: The frequencies for this variable may not be weighted. They are purely descriptive and may not be representative of the study population. Please use with caution and consult the study documentation.