Data Portal

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The Center for Health Equity Research has a wealth of data from its research and evaluation projects, and some of these data may be accessed by researchers students, and community-based organizations by completing the request below.

 

Access data or learn about some of the CHER datasets:

BHC Long Beach Resident Power Survey

In 2013, 2015, and 2018 residents engaged in BHC Long Beach, either directly or with a partner organization participate in this important survey.

Click HERE to explore selected BHCLB Resident Power Survey results.

POWER2 Baseline Data Overview

The PPPOWER 2 Baseline assessment includes approximately 700 question items along with metadata, calculated scores and related information. It has been completed by approximately 192 young Black men and includes the following sections:

  • Tobacco/Marijuana Modality Inventory
  • Assist-M and Marijuana Use Profile
  • Tobacco Use Profile
  • AUDIT and Alcohol Use Profile
  • ASSIST-O and Other Substances use profile
  • Lifetime Sexual History
  • Current Sexual Context
  • Last Sexual Encounter
  • Sexual Behaviors and Substances Use
  • Safer Sex Behavior Questionnaire (SSBQ) asked for both 'Main' and 'Other' Partners
  • Sexual risk behavior assessment
  • COVID-19 experiences and outcomes
  • Civil Justices Protests experiences and outcomes
  • PrEP and PEP experiences and outcomes
  • Healthcare access and utilization
  • Cannabis Expectancy Questionnaire for Men who have Sex with Men(CEQ-MSM)
  • Cannabis Refusal Self-Efficacy Questionnaire CRESQ)
  • Perceived Smoking Susceptibility Scale (PSmSS)
  • Brief mental health history
  • Perceived Stress Scale (PSS)
  • CES-D10 Depression Scale
  • Social Anxiety Scale for Adolescents (SASA)
  • Perceived discrimination scales
  • Sensation Seeking Personality Traits using the Brief Sensation Seeking Scale (BSSS)
  • Demographic Information Including Ethos Typology to Assess homelessness

Items are drawn from the following sources. Note that some instruments have been adapted or abbreviated for use in this project.

CHER-TMMI

Tobacco and Marijuana Modality Inventory
Publisher: N/A
Summary: 36 Items detailing previous modes of use for tobacco and nicotine (cigarette, cigar, vape, etc.)

SSBQ

Safer Sex Behavior Questionnaire

DiIorio, C., Parsons, M., Lehr, S., Adame, D., Carlone, J. (1992). Measurement of safe sex behavior in adolescents and young adults. Nursing Research, 41(4)203-208.

Subset of 8 items based on program needs, asked for both 'main', and 'other' partners.

MAI-Adult

National Minority SA/HIV Prevention Initiative-Adult Questionnaire Rev.2016

OMB No.: 0930-0298

Developed to address program needs and reporting requirements for Minority AIDS Initiative grantees

ASSIST-M

Alcohol, Smoking and Substance Involvement Screening Test Version 3 - Cannabis Scale

Assesses symptoms of problem marijuana use

ASSIST-O

Alcohol, Smoking and Substance Involvement Screening Test Version 3 - Other Drug Scale

Assesses symptoms of problem use of drugs other than alcohol or marijuana

AUDIT

The Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test

Assesses symptoms of problem alcohol use

CHER-SUP

Substance Use Profile

N/A

Quantitative assessment of marijuana, tobacco, Alcohol, and other drug use history

CHER-SEX

Lifetime Sexual History, Current Sexual Context, Last Sexual Encounter, &
Sexual Behaviors and Substances Use

N/A

Items developed by CHER to describe recent and lifetime sexual behavior

CEQ-MSM

Cannabis Expectancy Questionnaire for Men who have Sex with Men

Mullens AB; Young RM; Dunne M; Norton G. The Cannabis Expectancy Questionnaire for Men who have Sex with Men (CEQ-MSM): a measure of substance-related beliefs. Addictive Behaviors 2010;35(6):616-19.

Administered to men who reported marijuana use in the past 30 days.

CRESQ

Cannabis Refusal Self-Efficacy Questionnaire (Young, 2012)

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2012.02.018

All respondents

PSmSS

Susceptibility to Smoking

https://cancercontrol.cancer.gov/brp/tcrb/measures-guide/susceptibility-smoking

4 item perception scale. Administered to all respondents

CHER-MH

Brief report of mental health diagnosis/treatment

4 items

PSS

Perceived Stress Scale

https://www.phenxtoolkit.org/protocols/view/180801

10 items

CES-D10

Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale

Björgvinsson, T., Kertz, S.J., Bigda-Peyton, J.S., McCoy, K.L., Aderka, I.M. (2013). Psychometric properties of the CES-D-10 in a psychiatric sample. Assessment, 20, 429-436.
Miller, W.C., Anton, H.A., Townson, A. F. (2008). Measurement properties of the CESD scale among individuals with spinal cord injury. Spinal Cord, 46, 287-292.
Radloff, L. S. (1977). CES-D scale: A self report depression scale for research in the general populations. Applied Psychological Measurement,1, 385-401.

MSPSS

The Multidimensional Scale of Perceived Social Support (Zimmet, 1988)

http://www.yorku.ca/rokada/psyctest/socsupp.pdf

Dropped

SASA

Social Anxiety Scale for Adolescents

Myers MG, Stein MB, Aarons GA. Cross validation of the Social Anxiety Scale for Adolescents in a high school sample. J Anxiety Disord. 2002;16(2):221-32. doi: 10.1016/s0887-6185(02)00098-1. PMID: 12194546.

Three subscales used, Fear of Negative Evaluation-6 items, Novel Social Situation Fears-4 items, and General Social Situation Fears- 3 items

DISCRIM

Everyday Discrimination Scale

Williams, D.R., Yu, Y., Jackson, J.S., and Anderson, N.B. "Racial Differences in Physical and Mental Health: Socioeconomic Status, Stress, and Discrimination." Journal of Health Psychology. 1997; 2(3):335-351

10-item scale measuring experiences and sources of discrimination

FNER

Brief Fear of Negative Evaluation Scale Revised

Carleton RN, McCreary DR, Norton PJ, Asmundson GJ. Brief fear of negative evaluation scale-revised. Depress Anxiety. 2006;23(5):297-303. doi: 10.1002/da.20142. PMID: 16688736.

6 items selected and adapted

DISCRIM-Mtw

Single Item Racial Discrimination measure

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6197817/pdf/nihms962285.pdf

Single item addressing response to experiences of discrimination

BSSS

Brief Sensation Seeking Scale (Hoyle, 2002)

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0191886901000320

4-item assessment of sensation-seeking personality trait

ETHOS

Ethos Typology to assess homelessness

https://www.feantsa.org/download/en-16822651433655843804.pdf

5-item assessment of recent experiences of homelessness

CHER-COVID

Experiences related to the COVID-19 Pandemic

CHER-Protest

Experiences related to 2020-21 civil justice protests and unrest

CHER-PEP/PrEP

PrEP and PEP experiences and outcomes

HINTS

Health Information National Trends Survey (Tobacco Use section)
(HINTS 4 cycle 4?)

https://hints.cancer.gov/about-hints/learn-more-about-hints.aspx

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If you or your organization would like to request access to CHER's datasets, please read and complete the Data Use Agreement and return it to CSULB-CHER@csulb.edu .