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Table 1 Items included in the 8-item partner support scale

From: Partner support in a cohort of African American families and its influence on pregnancy outcomes and prenatal health behaviors

  Please tell me whether you strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree with the following statements about your partner  
  Strongly agree Agree Disagree Strongly disagree
1. My partner is someone I can count on for financial support if I need it 4 3 2 1
2. My partner is someone I can talk with about things that are important to me 4 3 2 1
3. My partner is someone who is affectionate toward me 4 3 2 1
4. My partner is someone who helps me care for my child(ren) 4 3 2 1
5. My partner is someone who understands how I am feeling 4 3 2 1
6. My partner is someone who talks with me and spends time with me 4 3 2 1
7. My partner is someone whom I can count on 4 3 2 1
8. My partner is someone who does things with me 4 3 2 1