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Table 3 Study 1: questionnaire

From: Stay With or Leave the Abuser? The Effects of Domestic Violence Victim’s Decision on Attributions Made by Young Adults

1. I believe that Linda is passive:
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Disagree strongly Disagree Disagree slightly Neither agree nor disagree Agree slightly Agree Agree strongly
2. I believe that Linda is a responsible person
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Disagree strongly Disagree Disagree slightly Neither agree nor disagree Agree slightly Agree Agree strongly
3. I believe that Linda is self-centered.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Disagree strongly Disagree Disagree slightly Neither agree nor disagree Agree slightly Agree Agree strongly
4. I believe that Linda is a strong person.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Disagree strongly Disagree Disagree slightly Neither agree nor disagree Agree slightly Agree Agree strongly
5. I believe that Linda is a poor decision maker.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Disagree strongly Disagree Disagree slightly Neither agree nor disagree Agree slightly Agree Agree strongly
6. I believe that Linda is courageous.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Disagree strongly Disagree Disagree slightly Neither agree nor disagree Agree slightly Agree Agree strongly
7. I believe that Linda is incompetent.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Disagree strongly Disagree Disagree slightly Neither agree nor disagree Agree slightly Agree Agree strongly
8. I believe that Linda is capable of providing good care for her children.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Disagree strongly Disagree Disagree slightly Neither agree nor disagree Agree slightly Agree Agree strongly
B. Using the scale below, please answer the following questions:
Not at all A small amount Somewhat Mostly Totally   
1 2 3 4 5   
9. How much is Linda responsible for the violence?
Not at all A small amount Somewhat Mostly Totally   
1 2 3 4 5   
10. How much is Carl responsible for the violence?
Not at all A small amount Somewhat Mostly Totally   
1 2 3 4 5   
11. How much is Linda’s behavior to blame for the violence?
Not at all A small amount Somewhat Mostly Totally   
1 2 3 4 5   
12. How much is Carl’s behavior to blame for the violence?
Not at all A small amount Somewhat Mostly Totally   
1 2 3 4 5   
13. How much is Linda harming her children?
Not at all A small amount Somewhat Mostly Totally   
1 2 3 4 5   
14. How much is Carl harming his children?
Not at all A small amount Somewhat Mostly Totally   
1 2 3 4 5