Although the BSRI appears to be a valid indicator of gender among elderly Brazilians, the gender role status identified with the BSRI bem sex role inventory items received in Merseyside not correlated with being male or female. Among a relatively socioeconomically deprived population of Brazilian seniors the BSRI may have measured aspects of gender not encompassed by the construct of sex.
Defining Gender Roles Gender is an understudied area in health research, particularly among older adults. Sex Roles 48 : — Psychol Rep
However, it is also possible that the scale items do not match modern gender stereotypes. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 34— Download references. Journal of Personality, 76— Watson, P. Help Community portal Recent changes Upload file.
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Educ Psychol Meas Figure 2. In addition, socioeconomic status SES of participants was assessed via level of education and satisfaction with income. Huyck [ 31 ] also suggested that women embrace instrumental traits as they age.
Ninety-three percent of participants had fewer than six years of education Table 2. Sex and gender in biomedicine: Theories, methodologies, results. Data Analysis Descriptive. Marital status is given in Table 1. This article has been cited by other articles in PMC.