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Table 4 Study 2: questionnaire

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

A. Based on this story, please rate Linda on a scale of 1–7 with one meaning disagree strongly and 7 meaning agree strongly. Please circle the number you choose.
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
9. I believe that Linda is responsible for the violence
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Disagree strongly Disagree Disagree slightly Neither agree nor disagree Agree slightly Agree Agree strongly
10. I believe that Carl is responsible for the violence.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Disagree strongly Disagree Disagree slightly Neither agree nor disagree Agree slightly Agree Agree strongly
11. I believe that Linda’s behavior is to blame for the violence.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Disagree strongly Disagree Disagree slightly Neither agree nor disagree Agree slightly Agree Agree strongly
12. I believe that Carl’s behavior is to blame for the violence.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Disagree strongly Disagree Disagree slightly Neither agree nor disagree Agree slightly Agree Agree strongly
13. I believe that Linda is harming her children.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Disagree strongly Disagree Disagree slightly Neither agree nor disagree Agree slightly Agree Agree strongly
14. I believe that Carl is harming his children.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Disagree strongly Disagree Disagree slightly Neither agree nor disagree Agree slightly Agree Agree strongly