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Assessing mediators between discrimination, health behaviours and physical health outcomes: a representative cross-sectional study

Luiz Bastos, Joao; Celeste, Roger Keller; Santos Silva, Diego Augusto; Priest, Naomi; Paradies, Yin

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Purpose Discrimination is a social determinant of health; however, the pathways linking discrimination to ill-health are under-researched. This study investigated the mediators through which discrimination affects health behaviours and physical health outcomes, as well as assessed whether sex moderated these mechanisms. Methods Data from a representative survey (n = 1023) of undergraduate students enrolled in a Brazilian university in 2012 were used. Structural equation models were applied to...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/98822
Source: Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology
DOI: 10.1007/s00127-015-1108-0

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