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Table 2 Inventory of Community Survey Measures

From: A community-driven and evidence-based approach to developing mental wellness strategies in First Nations: a program protocol

MeasuresBrief DescriptionSource
Demographic informationage, gender, education, employment status, occupation, income, marital status and household composition 
Mental health, substance use/addiction and violence (MSV) issuesdepression and anxietyComposite International Diagnostic Interview (CIDI) Short Form [26]
hazardous and harmful drinkingAlcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT) [27]
tobacco use, use of licit and illicit drugs 
aggression victimization and perpetrationThe GENACIS (GENder Alcohol and Culture: an International Study) collaboration [28]
suicide ideationCanadian Community Health Survey [29]
Stress and traumamajor life events in childhood and adulthoodMeasures of stress [30]
post-traumatic stress disorderPTSD Checklist [31]
childhood abuse and neglectAdverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) [32]
chronic stresschronic stressor tool [33]
racismIndigenous Racism Experiences (MIRE) scale [34]
community challengesFirst Nations Regional Health Survey [35]
consequences of colonization and associated negative feelingsHistorical Loss Scale and Historical Loss Associated Symptoms Scale [36]
Strengths and supportssocial supportSocial Provisions Scale (SPS) [37]
resilienceConnor-Davidson Resilience Scale (CD-RISC) [38]
social capitalFirst Nations Social Capital Framework [39]
social cohesion and controlSocial cohesion and social control measures from Project on Human Development in Chicago Neighborhoods [40]
community strengthsFirst Nations Regional Health Survey [35]
Service useservices used for MSVadapted from the Canadian Community Health Survey [41]