Detroit Area Study Discrimination Scale
The DAS–DQ is a 28-item measure which reports discrimination based on three distinct categories: (a) frequency of everyday mistreatment, (b) recent episodes of discrimination (within the last 12 months), and (c) reports of lifetime history of discrimination.
Geographies Tested: United States of America
Populations Included: Female, Male
Age Range: Adults
6-point Likert Scale
Less than once a year- 1
A few times a year- 2
A few times a month- 3
At least once a week- 4
Almost every day- 5
Greater values corresponded to more frequent experi- ences of mistreatment.
Taylor, T. R., Kamarck, T. W., & Shiffman, S. (2004). Validation of the Detroit Area Study Discrimination Scale in a community sample of older African American adults: The Pittsburgh Health Heart Project. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 11(2), 88-94. https://doi.org/10.1207/s15327558ijbm1102_4