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Protocol - Cyberbullying Due to Racial/Ethnic Bias

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Description

This protocol includes 9 questions to determine if there has been an increase in discrimination directed at certain races or ethnicities associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.

Specific Instructions

None

Protocol

Please answer the following questions on your beliefs about how the Coronavirus is affecting people of your race/ethnicity.

Strongly disagreeSomewhat disagreeSomewhat agreeStrongly agree
1. I believe the country has become more dangerous forpeople in my racial/ethnicgroup because of fear of the Coronavirus.1234
2. People of my race/ethnicity are more likely to lose their job because of the Coronavirus.1234
3. I worry about people thinking I have the Coronavirus simply because of my race/ethnicity.1234
4. Most social and mass media reports about the Coronaviruscreate bias against people of my racial/ethnic group.1234
5. People of my race/ethnicityare more likely to get the Coronavirus.1234
6. People of my race/ethnicitywill not receive Coronavirushealthcare as good as the care received by other groups.1234
7. Due to the Coronavirus Ihave been cyberbulliedbecause of my race/ethnicity1234
8. Since the Coronavirus Ihave seen a lot morecyberbullying of people of myrace/ethnicity.1234
9. Negative social media postsagainst people of myrace/ethnicity have increasedbecause of the Coronavirus.1234

Scoring Instructions

Each item on the CRBS is rated on a 4-point scale, from 1 (strongly disagree) to 4 (strongly agree). The CRBS score is the mean of the 9 items.

Availability

Available

Personnel and Training Required

Not applicable

Equipment Needs

Not applicable

Requirements
Requirement CategoryRequired
Major equipment No
Specialized training No
Specialized requirements for biospecimen collection No
Average time of greater than 15 minutes in an unaffected individual No
Mode of Administration

Self-administered questionnaire

Lifestage

Adult

Participants

Adults age 18 to 25

Selection Rationale

PhenX used input from crowdsourcing to enable rapid response and release of COVID-19 related protocols in the Toolkit.

Language

English

Standards
StandardNameIDSource
caDSR Common Data Elements (CDE) COVID-19 Coronavirus Racial Bias Scale Assessment Score   7484983 CDE Browser
Derived Variables

Not applicable

Process and Review

Not applicable

Protocol Name from Source

The Coronavirus Racial Bias Scale (CRBS)

Source

Fisher, C. and Yip, T. (2020). The Coronavirus Racial Bias Scale (CRBS), Questions 6 and 7. Fordham Center for Ethics Education.

General References

Not applicable

Protocol ID

970201

Variables
Export Variables
Variable Name Variable IDVariable DescriptiondbGaP Mapping
PX970201_Cyberbullying_Race_Ethnicity_Bias_Coronavirus
PX970201070000 Due to the Coronavirus I have been more
cyberbullied because of my race/ethnicity show less
N/A
PX970201_Cyberbullying_Race_Ethnicity_Bias_Coronavirus_Increase
PX970201080000 Since the Coronavirus I have seen a lot more more
cyberbullying of people of my race/ethnicity. show less
N/A
PX970201_Cyberbullying_Race_Ethnicity_Bias_Healthcare
PX970201060000 People of my race/ethnicity will not receive more
Coronavirus healthcare as good as the care received by other groups. show less
N/A
PX970201_Cyberbullying_Race_Ethnicity_Bias_Infection
PX970201030000 I worry about people thinking I have the more
Coronavirus simply because of my race/ethnicity. show less
N/A
PX970201_Cyberbullying_Race_Ethnicity_Bias_Infection_More_Likely
PX970201050000 People of my race/ethnicity are more likely more
to get the Coronavirus. show less
N/A
PX970201_Cyberbullying_Race_Ethnicity_Bias_Lose_Job
PX970201020000 People of my race/ethnicity are more likely more
to lose their job because of the Coronavirus. show less
N/A
PX970201_Cyberbullying_Race_Ethnicity_Bias_More_Danger
PX970201010000 I believe the country has become more more
dangerous for people in my racial/ethnic group because of fear of the Coronavirus. show less
N/A
PX970201_Cyberbullying_Race_Ethnicity_Bias_Negative_Social_Media_Increase
PX970201090000 Negative social media posts against people more
of my race/ethnicity have increased because of the Coronavirus. show less
N/A
PX970201_Cyberbullying_Race_Ethnicity_Bias_Social_Mass_Media_Reports
PX970201040000 Most social and mass media reports about the more
Coronavirus create bias against people of my racial/ethnic group. show less
N/A
COVID-19 Research
Measure Name

Cyberbullying Due to Racial/Ethnic Bias

Release Date

October 30, 2020

Definition

The Coronavirus Racial Bias Scale (CRBS) is a brief self-report questionnaire. The CRBS assesses beliefs about how the Coronavirus has negatively affected people due to their race/ethnicity.

Purpose

This measure is used to report beliefs, attitudes, and biases that have negatively affected people as a result of the Coronavirus. Increased racial/ethnic biases have been associated with racial vigilance, racial discrimination, anxiety, and depression.

Keywords

The Coronavirus Racial Bias Scale (CRBS), COVID-19, COVID, coronavirus, bias, discrimination, race, ethnicity, attitudes, cyberbullying, social media

Measure Protocols
Protocol ID Protocol Name
970201 Cyberbullying Due to Racial/Ethnic Bias
Publications

There are no publications listed for this protocol.