Survey Design for TANF Caseload Project: Summary Report and Recommendations. Recommended Measures


Because it has been widely used, and thus permits some comparison, we recommend the nine yes/no items from the severe physical abuse portion of the CTS, plus the one item on sexual abuse. To obtain a broader measure, however, we further recommend supplementing this scale with six additional items used in the WES (Wave II) that capture various forms of emotional abuse and controlling behavior, and one item used in the Nebraska survey to capture the extent to which the respondents relationship with a partner interferes with her work or job training activities.

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