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Table 3 Topics covered in questionnaire, with outcome variables

From: The impact of racism on the future health of adults: protocol for a prospective cohort study

Topic Outcome variable (Q# in questionnaire) Notes Sources and references
Mental health Kessler 10 (K10) psychological distress in last 4 weeks (Q9)
SF-12v2 Mental Health sub-scale (Q1–7)
SF-12v2 not included in Additional file 1 (copyrighted) 2016/17 NZHS [19, 56,57,58]
Physical health SF-12v2 Physical Health sub-scale(Q1–7) SF-12v2 not included in Additional file 1 (copyrighted) 2016/17 NZHS [19, 57, 58]
Self-rated health First item of SF-36/SF-12 (Q1)   2016/17 NZHS [19]
Unmet health care need Any unmet health care need (Q8)
Any unmet need for mental health, including substance abuse (Q10)
Any unmet need for General Practitioner (GP) visit (Q20, 21)
All cover last 12 months Australian GSS [59, 60]
2016/17 NZHS [19]
2011/12 NZHS [61]
Health care centre Has a usual health care centre (Q11)
Type of usual health care centre (Q12)
Satisfaction with usual medical centre (Q13)
Satisfaction asked for last 12 months (if visited usual centre) 2016/17 NZHS [19]
2011/12 NZHS [61]
Health care experience Saw GP in last 12 months for own health (Q14)
Number of times saw GP last 12 months (Q15)
Experience with GP on last visit (Q16–19):
Explained conditions/treatment (Q16)
Involved patient in decisions (Q17)
Treated with respect & dignity (Q18)
Has confidence and trust in GP (Q19)
  2016/17 NZHS [19]
2011/12 NZHS [61]
Recent experience of racial discrimination See NZHS questions in Table 1 (Q22–25) Adapted NZHS questions (Table 1) for last 12 months 2016/17 NZHS [19]