Sex Roles

, Volume 18, Issue 5–6, pp 309–321 | Cite as

Factor dimensions across different measures of sex role ideology

  • Robin A. Buhrke


The development of sex role ideology is an important part of the maturation process. Numerous means have been used to measure sex role ideology. The purpose of this study was to investigate the dimensionality of the construct of sex role ideology. Participants, 180 undergraduate volunteers, completed four multiitem measures of sex role ideology, a social desirability scale, and three single-item questions previously used to assess sex role ideology. Scale internal consistency estimates, correlation coefficients, and a factor analysis were computed. Results of the study suggested that the construct of sex role ideology is unidimensional.


Internal Consistency Social Psychology Social Desirability Maturation Process Consistency Estimate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Robin A. Buhrke
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  1. 1.Department of CounselingUniversity of North DakotaGrand Forks

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