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Table 3 Health and wellbeing outcomes by ethnic discrimination, Youth'07

From: Ethnic discrimination prevalence and associations with health outcomes: data from a nationally representative cross-sectional survey of secondary school students in New Zealand

    General
excellent/very good/good
RADS significant depression
symptoms
Smokes cigarettes
at least weekly
Binge drinking
in last 4 weeks
Feels safe in neighbourhood
all/most of time
Self-rated achievement in school
near top/above or about the middle
Had experienced ethnicity-related bullying Yes n 241 64 26 78 168 244
   % 86.5 23.6 9.7 30.0 65.3 87.1
   95% CI 82.3 - 90.7 17.7 - 29.5 5.8 - 13.5 23.8 - 36.3 58.7 - 71.9 83.4 - 90.8
  No n 7832 881 612 2738 6511 7807
   % 92.1 10.5 7.7 34.7 81.7 91.5
   95% CI 91.3 - 92.9 9.6 - 11.4 6.8 - 8.5 32.1 - 37.3 80.0 - 83.3 90.7 - 92.3
Treated unfairly by the police because of ethnicity Unsure n 345 97 64 168 255 343
   % 85.2 23.9 17.5 47.2 64.9 84.8
   95% CI 81.7 - 88.8 19.8 - 28.1 14.0 - 21.0 40.9 - 53.6 60.3 - 69.4 81.5 - 88.0
  Yes n 278 67 72 178 255 271
   % 84.4 20.7 23.7 56.8 64.9 82.3
   95% CI 80.3 - 88.6 16.6 - 24.9 18.7 - 28.6 50.0 - 63.5 60.3 - 69.4 78.5 - 86.1
  No n 7006 732 468 2397 6191 6986
   % 92.8 9.7 6.3 32.5 82.5 92.6
   95% CI 92.1 - 93.5 8.8 - 10.6 5.5 - 7.1 29.8 - 35.2 80.9 - 84.1 91.8 - 93.4
Treated unfairly by a health professional because of ethnicity Unsure n 922 201 94 309 695 914
   % 87.6 19.3 9.6 32.8 72.2 86.7
   95% CI 85.5 - 89.7 16.7 - 21.9 7.8 - 11.5 29.4 - 36.2 68.9 - 75.5 84.3 - 89.1
  Yes n 273 70 46 120 188 285
   % 83.1 22.2 15.9 41.3 66.4 86.9
   95% CI 78.3 - 87.9 17.7 - 26.7 11.7 - 20.1 34.7 - 48.0 61.1 - 71.8 82.9 - 90.9
  No n 6876 684 502 2393 5828 6825
   % 92.9 9.3 7.1 34.4 83.0 92.4
   95% CI 92.1 - 93.7 8.4 - 10.3 6.3 - 8.0 31.7 - 37.2 81.4 - 84.6 91.6 - 93.2
Any ethnic discrimination Unsure n 1020 207 112 359 758 1000
   % 88.2 18.1 10.7 35.0 71.1 86.4
   95% CI 86.2 - 90.3 15.8 - 20.5 8.9 - 12.4 31.2 - 38.8 68.0 - 74.2 84.1 - 88.7
  Yes n 689 164 111 304 505 696
   % 85.8 20.9 15.0 41.3 69.2 86.5
   95% CI 83.1 - 88.4 17.9 - 23.9 12.0 - 17.9 36.6 - 46.0 66.1 - 72.4 84.2 - 88.8
  No n 5958 542 384 2094 5348 5946
   % 93.3 8.5 6.1 33.5 84.2 93.2
   95% CI 92.6 - 94.1 7.5 - 9.4 5.3 - 6.9 30.7 - 36.3 82.6 - 85.8 92.5 - 94.0
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