A systematic review of studies examining the relationship between reported racism and health and wellbeing for children and young people
Naomi Priest, Yin Paradies, Brigid Trenerry, Mandy Truong, Saffron Karlsen, Yvonne Kelly
SOCIAL SCIENCE & MEDICINE | PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD | Published : 2013
Racial discrimination is increasingly recognised as a determinant of racial and ethnic health inequalities, with growing evidence of strong associations between racial discrimination and adult health outcomes. There is a growing body of literature that considers the effects of racial discrimination on child and youth health. The aim of this paper is to provide a systematic review of studies that examine relationships between reported racial discrimination and child and youth health. We describe the characteristics of 121 studies identified by a comprehensive search strategy, including definitions and measurements of racial discrimination and the nature of reported associations. Most studies ..View full abstract
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We would like to thank Dr Belinda Burford, Cochrane Health Review Group, for advice on the review, protocol; Hannah Reich, Zachary Russell, and Alison Baker for research assistance; and Don Priest for, support with data analysis. Naomi Priest was supported by an NHMRC postdoctoral training fellowship, (#628897) and by the Victorian Health Promotion Foundation during the preparation of this manuscript.