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Table 5 Ethics checklist on validity of CSV measurement methods, minimization of participant harm and participant compensation

From: Ethical and definitional considerations in research on child sexual violence in India

  N = 51 N = 51 N = 13/51 N = 14/51
References Age range
(in years)
CSV Measurement methods Report measures for minimizing harm
(Y/NR)
Incentives given to the participants
(Y,NR,NA)
    Was risk of ongoing CSV assessed? Reported methods to minimize distress?  
Charka 2015 [27] 13–17 Childhood Trauma Questionnaire NR NR Y
Jaisoorya et al. (2015) [30] 12–18 4 questions on experience of sexual abuse NR Y NR
Sahay et al. (2013) [31] 12–19 Not Stated NR NR NR
Miller et al. (2014)# ** [32] 10–16 Sexual violence perpetration NR NR NR
Hasnain et al. (2016) [33] > 18 Biographical inventory developed with CSV questions NR NR NR
Das et al. 2014** [34] 10–16 Not Stated NR NR NR
Zolotor et al. (2009) [17] 12–17 ISPCAN Child Abuse Screening Tool
Children’s Version (ICAST-C)
NR NR NR
Deb et al. (2012) [35] 14–19 ISPCAN**** Child Abuse Screening Tool Children’s Version (ICAST-C) NR NR NR
Deb et al. (2010) [36] 14–19 ISPCAN**** Child Abuse Screening Tool Children’s Version (ICAST-C) NR NR NR
Charak 2014 [26] 13–17 Childhood Trauma Questionnaire N N Y
Krishnakumar et al. (2014) [37] 15–19 Adapted MoWCD*** questionnaire on child abuse NR NR NR
Sahay et al. (2013) ** [25] 8–30 Not Stated Y Y NR
Bhilwar et al. (2015) [18] 18–25 Adapted MoWCD*** questionnaire on child abuse NR NR NR
Jaya et al. (2007) [38] 15–17 Not Stated NR NR NR
Dunne et al. (2009) [19] 18–26 ISPCAN Child Abuse Screening Tools
Retrospective version (ICAST-R)
NR NR NR
Nayak et al. (2010) [39] 16–49 2 questions on childhood sexual
Victimization
NR NR NR
Sahay et al. (2010)** [40] 10–18 Non standardized Questionnaire NR NR NR
Pillai et al. (2008) [41] 12–16 Non standardized Questionnaire Y Y NR
Bhattacharya et al. (2012) [42] Not specified Clinical case History NA NA NA
Kar et al. 2007 [43] 20–58 Sexual functioning questionnaire NR NR NR
Silverman et al. (2007) [13] < 18 Not stated NA NA NA
Silverman et al. (2006) [44] 9–30 Not stated NA NA NA
Silverman et al. (2011) [45] ≥18 Not stated NR NR Y
Deb et al. (2008)** [46] < 18- > 33 Not stated NA NA NA
Devine et al. (2010)** [47] ≥18 Not stated NR NR NR
Shahmanesh et al.(2009)a [21] > 18 Not stated NR Y Y
Shahmanesh et al.(2009) b [22] > 18 Not stated NR Y Y
Bhat et al. (2012) [48] 11–18 Finkelhor’s sexual abuse scale Y Y NR
Deb et al. (2009) [49] 13–18 Sexual Abuse Screening
Questionnaire
NR NR NR
Deb et al. 2011 a# [50] 13–18 Sexual Abuse Screening Questionnaire Y Y NR
Deb et al. 2011 b# [51] 13–18 Sexual Abuse Screening Questionnaire Y Y NR
Banerjee et al. (2008) [52] 8–14 Not stated NR NR NR
Jangam et al. (2015) [53] 18–50 ISPCAN Child Abuse Screening Tool- Retrospective(ICAST-R) Y Y NR
Reed et al. (2013) [23] 18–40 Not stated NR Y Y
Silverman et al. (2014) [54] > 18 Not stated NR NR Y
Gaidhane et al. (2008) [55] 11–19 Non- Standardized NR NR NR
Bal et al. (2010) [12] 11–15 Not stated NR NR Y
Tomori et al. 2016** [56] ≥18 years Not stated NR NR Y
Sahay et al. 2008 [57] 15–26 FGDS and IDIs NR NR NR
Karandikar et al. 2013 [58] 20–60 Semi-structured Interview NR NR Y
Rashid 2012 [24] 13–18 IDS’s Y NR Y
Basu 2012 [59] Not specified IDIs, participant observations and
journal entries
NR NR NR
Karandikar et al. 2013 [28] 20–33 Semi-structured Interview NR NR NR
Magar 2013 # [14] 12–18 FGDs and IDIs NA NA NA
Mimiaga 2015 [60] > 18 IDIs, FGDs and KIs NR NR Y
Gupta 2009 [16] 14–30 Case-records Narratives NR NR NR
Sahoo 2015 [15] 16–24 IDI’s NR NR NR
Chakrapani 2008 [61] 21–52 IDI’s NR NR Y
Sinha 2015 [62] 22–50 Participant observation, Life-history
interviews, and IDIs
NR NR NR
Pillai et al. (2011) ## [63] 16–18 Non-standardized questionnaire NR Y NR
Balaji et al. (2011) ## [64] 16–18 Non-standardized questionnaire Y Y NR
  1. NR not reported, NA not applicable; Y Yes, N No
  2. # Data based on an intervention study
  3. ## Data based on the same Intervention Study. The study was conducted with respondents between 16 and 24 years of age, but the analysis was restricted to respondents between 16 and 18 years of age for the purpose of this review
  4. **Mixed Methods study
  5. ***Ministry of Women and Child Development (MoWCD)
  6. ****International Society for the Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse and Neglect Tool-Retrospective (ISPCAN)