Journal article

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

Mienah Z Sharif, Mandy Truong, Anne Kavanagh, Oishee Alam, Shiauyun Chong, Yin Paradies, Naomi Priest

JOURNAL OF RACIAL AND ETHNIC HEALTH DISPARITIES | SPRINGER INTERNATIONAL PUBLISHING AG | Published : 2021

Abstract

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 ethnic categories (Indigenous, Asian and non-Asian visible minorities, Anglo/European). Effect-measure modification (EMM) examined how experiences of racial discrimination across ethnic groups varied by ge..

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Grants

Awarded by Australian Research Council


Awarded by NHMRC Career Development Fellowship


Funding Acknowledgements

Speak Out Against Racism was funded by the Australian Research Council LP140100413 in partnership with the New South Wales and Victorian education departments and the Australian Human Rights Commission. NP is supported by a NHMRC Career Development Fellowship (APP1123677).