Exposure to discrimination and subsequent changes in self-rated health: prospective evidence from the UK's Life Opportunities Survey
E Emerson, A Milner, Z Aitken, C Vaughan, G Llewellyn, AM Kavanagh
Public Health | W B SAUNDERS CO LTD | Published : 2020
OBJECTIVES: We sought to estimate risk of poor self-rated health (SRH) following exposure to disability-related and other forms of overt discrimination in a cohort of working age adults. STUDY DESIGN: The study design is a population-based cohort survey. METHODS: Secondary analysis of data collected in Waves 1 and 2 of the UK's Life Opportunities Survey which at Wave 2 involved the participation of 12,789 working age adults. Adjusted prevalence rate ratios were used to estimate the impact of exposure to disability and non-disability discrimination on two measures of SRH at Wave 2, controlling for SRH status at Wave 1. RESULTS: Exposure to disability discrimination in the previous year was re..View full abstract
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The research was supported by Australian National Health and Medical Research Council grant APP1116385 and Australian Research Council Grant DP150103717.