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From:
Am J Public Health. Author manuscript; available in PMC 2010 August 1.
Published in final edited form as:
Am J Public Health. 2010 August; 100(8): 1477–1484.
Published online 2010 June 17. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2009.181586

TABLE 1

Prevalence of Exposure to Perceived Discrimination Experiences in the Past 12 Months, National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions, 2004–2005

SituationBlacks
(n|=|6587), % (95% CI)
Hispanics
(n|=|6359), % (95% CI)
LGB Respondents
(n|=|577), % (95% CI)
Women
(n|=|20|089), % (95% CI)
Obtaining health care2.3 (1.9, 2.8)3.1 (2.6, 3.8)3.8 (2.3, 6.1)0.7 (0.6, 0.8)
Treatment in health care3.0 (2.5, 3.5)2.4 (1.9, 3.0)4.1 (2.5, 6.6)0.9 (0.8, 1.1)
Obtaining employment of on the job3.7 (3.4, 4.1)
Public settings18.3 (16.7, 20.1)8.9 (7.5, 10.5)14.4 (11.1, 18.3)3.0 (2.7, 3.3)
Other situationsa10.9 (9.7, 12.2)6.0 (5.1, 7.1)6.1 (3.9, 9.4)1.2 (1.0, 1.4)
Called an offensive name6.4 (5.6, 7.3)5.5 (4.5, 6.6)10.7 (7.9, 14.4)4.4 (4.1, 4.9)
Pushed, shoved, or
threatened
2.0 (1.7, 2.5)1.8 (1.3, 2.4)3.7 (2.2, 6.3)
Any discrimination in past 12
months
24.6 (22.0, 26.5)15.1 (13.3, 17.1)21.4 (17.5, 25.9)9.4 (8.8, 9.9)

Note. CI|=|confidence interval. Percentages are weighted proportions.

aExamples of other situations for Black and Hispanic respondents included: 1) obtaining a job or on the job, (2) getting admitted to a school or training program, (3) in the courts or by the police, and 4) obtaining housing. Examples of other situations for LGB respondents included 1, 2, and 3. Examples of other situations for women included 2, 3, and 4.