A systematic review of empirical research on self-reported racism and health.

  title={A systematic review of empirical research on self-reported racism and health.},
  author={Yin Carl Paradies},
  journal={International journal of epidemiology},
  volume={35 4},
This paper reviews 138 empirical quantitative population-based studies of self-reported racism and health. These studies show an association between self-reported racism and ill health for oppressed racial groups after adjustment for a range of confounders. The strongest and most consistent findings are for negative mental health outcomes and health-related behaviours, with weaker associations existing for positive mental health outcomes, self-assessed health status, and physical health… CONTINUE READING
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