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Table 1 Examples of health equity indicators for Pasifika young peoples

From: The impact and importance of place on health for young people of Pasifika descent in Queensland, Australia: a qualitative study towards developing meaningful health equity indicators

Dimensions Example indicators
Spiritual Participation in spiritual or religious activities
Participation in voluntary service to the community
Socio-cultural / Culturally-responsive Participation in cultural practices and celebrations
Connection to culture and sense of identity and self-efficacy
Feeling of trust and respect
Membership of community organisations
Participation in policy and service design
Culturally responsive preventative health and health promotion, programs and practices
Use of preventative health and health promotion services
Place and space Sense of belonging to community
Sense of safety in community
Free of experiences of discrimination and/or racism
Access to community facilities and services (e.g. libraries, formal child care, public transport, recreation)
Reputation of place and representations in media
Material and economic Participation in higher education, employment
Support and assistance for further study
Financial literacy and ability to save
Meaningful labour force participation
Satisfaction with standard of living
Access to fresh food, and food security
Access to safe housing
Political Support in accessing higher education, social protection and labour markets
Support and assistance for further study
Policies that promote health across sectors and promote socio-economic and cultural inclusion