Measuring gender orientation with the Bem sex role inventory
in Chinese culture.
Psychological androgyny as measured by the Bem Sex Role Inventory
(BSRI; Bem 1981) indicated better health practices.
Using a modified Bem Sex Role Inventory
Model with definitions utilized in a gender study by Evans and Davies (2000), a total of 20 masculine and feminine traits were selected for this study (Table 1).
Francis used the Bem Sex Role Inventory
(Bem, 1981) to assess gender role orientation, and the Francis Scale of Attitude toward Christianity (Francis & Stubbs, 1987) to assess religiosity among older men and women.
had never married, never had children, were out of the labor market for long periods, had particularly high or low masculinity scores as rated by the Bem Sex Role Inventory
, or rated their health as poor).
Sex role orientation was measured via the Bem Sex Role Inventory
Four hundred and nine students (males n = 173, females n = 236) at a small Midwestern university completed the Athletic Identity Measurement Scale (AIMS) and the Bem Sex Role Inventory
A sample of 496 older men and women in England, mainly in their sixties and seventies, completed the Bem Sex Role Inventory
together with the Francis Scale of Attitude toward Christianity.