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Table 5 Experiences of racism and odds of being above the threshold for high or very high psychological distress on the K6

From: Mental health impacts of racial discrimination in Australian culturally and linguistically diverse communities: a cross-sectional survey

Experiences Odds of being above threshold for high or very high psychological distress % above threshold for high or very high psychological distress
  OR 95% CIa p  
None Reference   7.6
Low (1–5) 1.55, (0.79-3.04) 0.2 10.6
Medium (6–8) 3.49, (1.82-6.7) <0.01 20.3
High (9+) 14.93, (8.23-27.08) 0.01 42.3
  1. aOdds ratio adjusted for age, gender, education and LGA.