Exposing Racial Discrimination: Implicit & Explicit Measures-The My Body, My Story Study of 1005 US-Born Black & White Community Health Center Members.

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BACKGROUND: To date, research on racial discrimination and health typically has employed explicit self-report measures, despite their potentially being affected by what people are able and willing to say. We accordingly employed an Implicit Association Test (IAT) for racial discrimination, first developed and used in two recent published studies, and measured associations of the explicit and implicit discrimination measures with each other, socioeconomic and psychosocial variables, and smoking. RESULTS: Among the 504 black and 501 white US-born participants, age 35-64, randomly recruited in 2008-2010 from 4 community health centers in Boston, MA, black participants were over 1.5 times more likely (p

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Cited Authors

  • Krieger, N; Waterman, PD; Kosheleva, A; Chen, JT; Carney, DR; Smith, KW; Bennett, GG; Williams, DR; Freeman, E; Russell, B; Thornhill, G; Mikolowsky, K; Rifkin, R; Samuel, L

Published Date

  • December 2011

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 6 / 11

Start / End Page

  • e27636 -

PubMed ID

  • 22125618

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC3220691

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1932-6203

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1371/journal.pone.0027636


  • English