PhenX Logo
please waitPlease Wait...
PhenX Logo
My Toolkit
Log In
Register

Review Measure

Essential Measures are only those items that are critical to the collection of the Measure or are necessary for the interpretation of results. Essential Measures are integral to the Measure. Without such information the data collected would be incomplete and/or misleading.
An additional PhenX Measure that the user may find helpful based on the selection of a particular PhenX Measure. Related PhenX Measures can include additional Measures that are needed to calculate a Derived Variable (e.g., Weight and Height are needed to calculate BMI), Measures that are commonly used in presentations and publications to present the value of the chosen Measures (e.g., Height and Weight by Race and Ethnicity), Measures that are conceptually related to the chosen Measure (e.g., Current Educational Attainment is conceptually related to Annual Family Income and Arm Span is conceptually related to Height), Measures that are physiologically and/or biologically related to the chosen Measure (e.g., Stroke and Heart Disease). Related PhenX Measures are suggestions only.
The Collections are an alternative to the research domains for browsing the PhenX Measures. Measures that are related by a specific topic are grouped together.

Browse » Collections » Tobacco Regulatory Research » Tobacco Regulatory Research - Host: Social/Cognitive » Multigroup Ethnic Identity

Browse Previous MeasureBrowse Next Measure
Measure: Multigroup Ethnic Identity   #710800

Definition: A general measure that assesses both cognitive and affective components of one’s sense of belonging and connectedness to a group of people that have a common history, a clear understanding of the meaning of one’s group membership, positive attitudes toward the group, familiarity with its history and culture, and involvement in its practices (Phinney, 1992; Phinney et al., 1994). The measure was derived from social psychology and was developed to capture a few dimensions of this multifaceted construct. The construct is dynamic and changes over time; as a result, development perspectives must be considered as well. It has its roots in ego identity (Erikson, 1968), which suggests that identity develops over time beginning in childhood and moves through a process of reflective observation. Ruble et al. (2004) also suggests that ethnic identity begins in childhood. By young adulthood, identities have been reached, and people have a secure sense of themselves as member of a group, although there is some evidence of some development during adulthood (Phinney, 2006). Ethnic identity has been associated with multiple psychological indicators and should be interpreted within the context of its use, particularly among adolescents.

Purpose: Covers concepts of ethnic identity, affirmation, belonging, and commitment.

Protocols:

Keywords: Phinney, Phinney Scale, acculturation, ethnic status, ethnicity

Measure Release Date: February 20, 2015

* Adding this measure to My Toolkit will add all protocols associated with this measure.

« Back To Measures List


Site maintained by RTI International Home   |   Browse   |   Search   |   My Toolkit   |   Feedback Release: November 28, 2017, Ver 22.0