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The scale is composed of three statements intended to measure a person's sense of the likelihood that he/she would get a specified medical test. Although similar to a measure of behavioral intention, this scale is assessing something more hypothetical. The phrasing of the items indicate the respondent is to imagine what he/she might do under certain conditions with respect to the focal behavior whereas intention scales usually attempt to measure what the person actually plans to do.

This is a three-item, three-point Likert-type scale measuring one's attitude about donating time to a community organization. The measure was referred to as willingness to donate by Yavas and Riecken (1985).