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Table 1 Prevalence of racial discrimination in Australia by age and gender

From: Estimating the mental health costs of racial discrimination

Age group Gender
  CRP MSC DFO Weighted average
  Males Females Males Females Males Females Males Females
17–24 32.7 24.8 20.0 14.6 18.8 23.5 23.8 20.1
25–34 33.6 21.8 16.5 13.4 25.7 32.5 22.3 19.0
35–44 28.5 21.8 13.2 12.9 22.7 23.7 18.5 18.0
45–54 26.6 19.9 12.7 11.6 13.8 23.4 17.0 16.5
55–64 24.8 15.6 7.9 9.7 17.4 20.1 13.7 13.4
65–74 14.8 10.7 5.2 5.7 10.0 16.8 8.4 9.0
75–100 9.7 7.2 5.1 0.6 4.7 13.3 6.4 4.8
  1. Note: Values are percentages of those who indicated they experienced racial discrimination in their lifetime. The last two columns are estimated based on the weighted average from CRP, MSC & DFO data