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Developing and validating measures of self-reported everyday and healthcare discrimination for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander adults

Thurber, Katherine; Walker, Jennie; Batterham, Philip; Gee, Gilbert C.; Chapman, Jan; Priest, Naomi; Cohen, Rubijayne; Jones, Roxanne; Richardson, Alice; Calear, Alison; Williams, David; Lovett, Raymond


Background: It is well established that racism is a fundamental contributor to poor health and inequities. There is consistent evidence of high exposure to discrimination among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Indigenous Australian) peoples, but impacts have not been fully quantified, in part due to limited measurement tools. We aim to validate instruments developed to measure interpersonal discrimination. Methods: Instruments were discussed at five focus groups and with experts, and...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2021-01-06
Type: Journal article
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health
DOI: 10.1186/s12939-020-01351-9
Access Rights: Open Access


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