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Social Patterning of Racial Discrimination Among a Diverse Sample of School-Aged Children in Australia

Sharif, Mienah; Truong, Mandy; Kavanagh, Anne; Alam, Oishee; Chong, Shiau; Paradies, Yin; Priest, Naomi


Objective: To examine the prevalence of young childrens’ reported experiences of racial discrimination and to assess whether discriminatory experiences vary by gender, religion and country of birth. Methods: Data came from Speak Out Against Racism (SOAR), a cross-sectional study of 4664 public school students in grades 5–9 in two Australian states in 2017. An adaption of the Adolescent Discrimination Distress Index (ADDI), as a measure of discrimination, was used across four Indigenous and...[Show more]

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Date published: 2021
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities
DOI: 10.1007/s40615-021-01021-8


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