Table 3

Correlation matrix of seven items for factor about discrimination in the workplace
Items* 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
I think that staff are treated with the same respect at my workplace irrespective of the country they come from 1,00
I think that tasks are distributed equally among staff at my workplace irrespective of whether they come from different countries. ,46 1,00
I think that workmates with a background other than Swedish get the same degree of information about important issues as workmates with a Swedish background. ,40 ,39 1,00
I think that staff at my workplace have the same influence independent of their background. ,48 ,63 ,46 1,00
I think that staff with backgrounds from countries other than Sweden receive breaks during lunch as often as staff with a Swedish background. ,37 ,25 ,400 ,26 1,00
I think that staff with backgrounds from countries other than Sweden are more often blamed if things go wrong in work than staff from Sweden. ,43 ,35 ,38 ,37 ,28 1,00
I think that workmates with a background other than Swedish are more controlled than workmates with a Swedish background. ,40 ,26 ,25 ,30 ,32 ,56 1,00

All correlations are significant at p<.001.

*Some items reverse-coded based on consistency of the measurement.

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Emami and Safipour BMC Health Services Research 2013 13:145   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-145

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