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Race/Ethnicity and Self-Reported Levels of Discrimination and Psychological Distress, California, 2005

Levels of Discrimination
Racial/Ethnic Group 1 (Never) 2 (Rarely) 3 (Sometimes) 4 (Often) 5 (All the time)
Non-Hispanic White 1.51529 1.668071 1.820853 1.973634 2.126415
Hispanic 1.398301 1.531878 1.665455 1.799032 1.93261
Non-Hispanic Black 1.475078 1.5638 1.652522 1.741244 1.829966
Non-Hispanic Asian 1.457925 1.585503 1.713081 1.840659 1.968237
Other 1.595937 1.677618 1.759299 1.84098 1.922661

Figure. Predicted psychological distress by race/ethnicity and discrimination among California adults, California Health Interview Survey, 2005 (N = 26,291,280)), based on a multiple regression model with controls for age, sex, education level, employment status, self-reported general health status, nativity and citizenship status, English use and proficiency, ability to understand doctor at last visit, and geographic location.

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