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Table 1 Reactions to Race constructs included in the South Carolina Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 2016–2017

From: Who declines to respond to the reactions to race module?: findings from the South Carolina Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 2016–2017

RTRM Construct Survey Question Response Categories
Socially-assigned race How do other people usually classify you in this country? Would you say: White, Black or African American, Hispanic or Latino, Asian, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, American Indian or Alaska Native, or some other group? 1: White
2: Black or African American
3: Hispanic or Latino
4: Asian
5: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
6: American Indian or Alaska Native
7: Don’t know/Not sure
8: Some Other Group
9: Refused
Race consciousness How often do you think about your race? Would you say never, once a year, once a month, once a week, once a day, once an hour, or constantly? 1: Never
2: Once a year
3: Once a month
4: Once a week
5: Once a day
6: Once an hour
7: Don’t know/Not sure
8: Constantly
9: Refused
Differential treatment Within the past 12 months at work, do you feel you were treated worse than, the same as, or better than people of other races? 1: Worse than other races
2: The same as other races
3: Better than other races
4: Worse than some races, better than others
5: Only encountered people of the same race
7: Don’t know/Not sure
9: Refused
Within the past 12 months, when seeking health care, do you feel your experiences were worse than, the same as, or better than for people of other races? 1: Worse than other races
2: The same as other races
3: Better than other races
4: Worse than some races, better than others
5: Only encountered people of the same race
6: No health care in past 12 months
7: Don’t know/Not sure
9: Refused
Reactions to differential treatment Within the past 30 days, have you experienced any physical symptoms, for example, a headache, an upset stomach, tensing of your muscles, or a pounding heart, as a result of how you were treated based on your race? 1: Yes
2: No
7: Don’t know/Not Sure
9: Refused
Within the past 30 days, have you felt emotionally upset, for example angry, sad, or frustrated, as a result of how you were treated based on your race?